Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

  • Biblical secrets of a long and happy marriage

    Oct 4, 12 • Genesis, MarriageComments Off on Biblical secrets of a long and happy marriage
    Biblical secrets of a long and happy marriage

    Here’s what I would have said if they had asked me about the Bible! (Not 5 minutes but 6, but it is a big topic 😉 and here are the usual downloadable links 🙂  ...

  • Submission of wives in 1 Peter

    Sep 3, 12 • 1&2 Peter, Gender, Marriage, TranslationComments Off on Submission of wives in 1 Peter
    Submission of wives  in 1 Peter

    This post is a follow-up to the previous one, addressing submission in 1 Peter 3. 1 Peter 3:1 calls wives to -submit- to their husbands. What does it call husbands to do? Do our common English translations mislead us? Was Peter more revolutionary than we thought? In addressing this question, as well as a look [&hellip...

  • Eph 5:21-22 and those Sydney Anglicans

    Aug 30, 12 • Context, Ephesians, GenderComments Off on Eph 5:21-22 and those Sydney Anglicans
    Eph 5:21-22 and those Sydney Anglicans

    The Sydney Anglicans are suggesting women might want to promise to -submit- to their husbands. I argue that they are not being biblical enough, and don’t go half far enough! I begin with Martyn Lloyd-Jones fine introduction to reading Ephesians 5 and suggest where half-hearted, partial readings go wrong. I’ll follow this up with a [&hellip...

  • Christians no longer practice “Christian Marriage”

    Aug 28, 12 • Ephesians, Gender2 Comments
    Christians no longer practice “Christian Marriage”

    This post is not itself directly about the Bible, though it is thoroughly “biblical” as I’ll be happy to demonstrate if you ask targeted questions 😉 In the podcast I’ll take a pagan suggestion  from the Sidney Anglicans, and a scathing critique of the churches (from Stanley Hauerwas)1 and think more clearly about Marriage equality/the [&hellip...