“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling.” (Psalm 46:1-3) There’s a lot...
Betsy de Cruz Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer Friends of ours love to tell the story of how they got married just two weeks after they met and actually survived to tell about it. By God’s grace, they’ve stayed married over 50 years,...
Most of us don’t like to be taught or corrected. This can prick our pride and fear of rejection. Plus, many of us, as well as our opponents, readily see our flaws and strive desperately to hide them from...
Have you ever wished you could open the Bible and see a direct answer to your dating questions? “Does God want me to date this person?” The Bible is living and active, and completely sufficient for everything we need...
If your friend can never meet all your needs, if your expectations of them are too high, it will be difficult to be friends with you. It is easy to really get along well with someone and then hope...
We know from reading Scripture that God grows angry—He was furious when His people forgot Him and crafted idols (Deuteronomy 21:19), when Solomon turned his heart away (1 Kings 11:9), and when the Israelites and Judeans refused to listen...
My heart is grieving. All around me I hear the cries of those who are feeling deep pain. My ears are finally open to hear and my eyes to see. Jesus was a storyteller. He used stories, such as the...
They say that hindsight is 20/20, and that can’t be more true as you look back on dating relationships from the past. When the relationship ended, you probably felt devastated. The pain made your heart break, and you wondered...
Marriage can be a beautiful thing and certainly something to be enjoyed. If you find a godly spouse, indeed, you find a good thing. But no relationship is perfect and sometimes your spouse will say something that gets on...
My husband and I just celebrated our fourteenth anniversary. Compared to many marriages, our union is still a mere teenager. Yet, in our time together, we have sustained times of grief, sickness, job loss, wear and tear of household appliances,...