The following are our compiled resources on the topic of marriage. What a weighty subject this is. Paul says in Ephesians 5:25 that husbands are called to love their wives as Christ so loved the church and gave Himself up for her.
Fundamental Lessons in Regard to Marriage
Using Time for Eternal Things (in the Context of Marriage)
A sermon on viewing marriage in light of eternity. 29 This is what I mean, brothers: the appointed time has grown very short. From now on, let those who have wives live as though they had none, 30 and those who mourn as though they were not mourning, and those who rejoice as though they were not rejoicing, and those who buy as though they had no goods, 31 and those who deal with the world as though they had no dealings with it. For the present form of this world is passing away. 1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Dating, Courtship, and Marriage
Paul Washer talks about some of the things that are so greatly deceiving youths in their relationships.
A Young Man’s Attitude Towards Women
Although our American culture has blurred the lines between masculinity and femininity, Christians are to be different in the way that they treat the opposite sex. In this teaching session on Biblical manhood, Paul Washer explains what kind of attitude that young men are supposed to have toward young women. For more HeartCry Media, visit us online at: heartcrymissionary.com/
Are You Ready for a Relationship?
You must earn the right to have a relationship with a daughter of God. In this teaching session on Biblical Manhood, Paul Washer explains what a young man must be in order to consider beginning a relationship with the opposite sex. For more HeartCry Media, visit us online at: heartcrymissionary.com/
How Can You Love Others If You Can’t Love Your Wife?
Ephesians 5:25 - Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. 1 John 4:20 - If anyone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.
Biblical Courtship Session #1: Introduction
In this video, Paul Washer introduces a teaching series for young adults and their parents on relationships with the opposite sex.
The Godly Woman (Part 3)
1. She is the helper to him as a companion and intimate friend. 2. She is the helper to him as the queen of the domestic domain. 3. She is the lover who shares with him in passion and pleasure. 4. She is the mother and nurturer who helps him in procreation.
Marriage: How NOT to Obey Ephesians 5 (Part 6)
Do not obey Ephesians 5 as though marriage is the source of ultimate satisfaction.
Marriage and God’s Will For Young People
What is the Scriptural emphasis regarding the "will of God" for our lives? Often we think of it in regards to who we are going to marry or where to work. God is concerned about those things, and will lead us into those things. However, in Scripture the "will of God" almost always refers to the moral will of God. Ephesians 5:17, "So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is."
Marriage and Singleness (Bible Study Discussion)
A bible study discussion regarding God's plan for marriage and singleness that began with a question about the meaning of Matthew 19:11.
Some Plain Words on Marriage, Sex & Judgment
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
My Wife is Giving Money to People Who Ask
Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.
Does Sex Equal Marriage in God’s Eyes?
Someone asked, "Are only virgin marriages legitimate? I was told by a group that I am in adultery because I was not a virgin when I got married... according to this group sex is marriage."
Thoughts on Marriage for Newlyweds
The secret of a lasting marriage and a happy marriage is in perpetually, continually, habitually giving God the number one position, purpose and passion in your lives and marriage.
Three Exhortations to the Newly Married
Appreciate Your Spouse: You Got the Better End of the Deal | Necessity of Communication in Marriage | As for God His Way is Perfect
Obeying God by Disobeying My Husband?
The Bible clearly commands wives to submit to their husbands. But is there a time when wives should disobey? Is it possible to disobey their husbands graciously and respectfully?
Marriage, Work, and Public School
Should a Christian man marry a woman who has different views on whether or not she should homeschool the children instead of pursuing a career?
Proverbs: The Excellent Wife
The book of Proverbs provides us invaluable wisdom on godly qualities that a man should be looking for in a prospective wife, as well as qualities that every...
Marriage, Family and Parenting
What are some principles that can help with being a godly spouse and a godly parent? In this video, Paul Washer deals with multiple topics and in the second half answers questions from the audience.
How to Encourage My Husband When He Fails?
Question: How can I encourage my husband when he falls short? This was asked during a Question and Answer Session at 2021 Fellowship Conference.