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Marriage in the Patriarchal Period and Present-day Lessons for Young Adults
In Genesis chapter 24, there is a detailed account of how Isaac acquired his wife, Rebekah. This paper demonstrates that the account in Genesis does fit within its historical context of the patriarchal period and there is ...
A Case for Focused Marriage Preparation for Young People in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
The world is not hospitable to lifelong marriage. With a national divorce rate over 50%, divorce ends more marriages than death. Christian churches in America have recognized the fact and is trying to address it. Couples ...
The Role of Man and Woman: Defending God's Roles in Marriage Against the Attacks of the Devil in the 21st Century
With our society continuing to become more “gender-neutral” many influences are attacking the foundation of the roles God has established for man and woman in marriage. While some of these influences merely challenge ...
Our Marriage Practice in the Light of the Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and an Anti-Christian Culture
This paper wrestles with the question, “Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that Homosexual marriage is a constitutional right, what should we do?” Marriage is an area where the work of the church and the state overlap. ...
The Pastor and His Wife: Fortifying Marriage Against the Demands of Ministry
This thesis aims to contribute to practical theology. Marriage and the public ministry are two gifts of God that are uniquely intertwined as a pastor serves his church and his family. God intends both of these to be blessings ...