Category Archives: Marriage

enGendered (Book Review)

What is the essence of human gender?  Right now this is a question at the forefront in our culture.  Turns out it’s not so easy to give a solid answer.  Just as Diogenes pointed out to Plato that man cannot … Continue reading

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The Story of Love

This is a sermon on Revelation 19:1-10.  Download sermon outline/commentary and audio. All heaven praises the Lord for his righteous judgment of immoral seducers and corrupt persecutors of his faithful Bride. In reply, the Bride (Christ’s Church) must join heaven … Continue reading

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Questioning Jesus

This is a sermon on Luke 20:27-44. Download sermon outline/commentary and audio. Jesus Christ as the unique God-man is the all-wise interpreter of the Bible, so learn from him that marriage is an institution in this age only, that resurrection … Continue reading

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What Will Become of Marriage?

I’ve thought for a while now that as gay marriage becomes increasingly tolerated (even celebrated) in our culture, the Christian vision of marriage (not conservative, not liberal, but gospel-oriented) will become both an enigma and mysteriously attractive. People really have … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage (Book Review)

Wow. The western world is undergoing immense societal change in the last 5-10 years. With the light-speed shift in cultural attitudes regarding homosexuality and same-sex marriage, very few of us are indifferent to what’s going on. Traditionalists see the sky … Continue reading

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Remembering What is Important About Your Marriage

My brother Tommy married his lovely fiance Lauren last Saturday.  I had the privilege of officiating their wedding.  This is the wedding homily I preached at their ceremony on Ephesians 5:21-33. The apostle Paul is speaking to the church in … Continue reading

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A Great Mystery: Fourteen Wedding Sermons (Book Review)

Weighing in at just over 100 pages (including the preface), Peter Leithart’s A Great Mystery: Fourteen Wedding Sermons is a book that every Christian couple should receive as a wedding gift.  When I and my wife stood before God and … Continue reading

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