Graceful Truth — Family

THE AMAZING, EXPONENTIAL POWER OF THE FIRST COMMANDMENT

Bill Elliff Family Kingdom

We rarely think of the long-term results of God's instructions. At the moment when we read any Biblical direction from God, we think, "Do I want to do that now? It doesn't seem to have a benefit for me in this moment." This is often the rationale behind our unwillingness to follow His directives.

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Do You Have Any Bitterness in Your Heart Toward Your Mate?

Bill Elliff Family

Do You Have Any Bitterness in Your Heart Toward Your Mate?

""Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them."" (Colossians 3:19) It is repeated enough in the Bible that we should get the picture. Our main task as husbands is to love our wives. Not to be confused about the nature of that love, Paul adds a qualifier in the Ephesian account of this command: ""as Christ loved the Church."" Once I had a group of men whiteboard this thought with me: How did Christ love the church on earth and how is He loving her still? Very quickly we came up with 30-40 ways. He spent time...

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