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Topic: Marriage and Family

Submission

The Honor of Biblical Submission

The God like us – stunning. Descending from majesty. Grappling with the confines of flesh, with skin and hands. Hearing others’ voices through two ears and having blood pump through a heart roughly the same size as mine. He knew the onslaught of grief, with all looming darkness, at Gethsemane. […]

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9 Ways Married Women Manipulate Their Husbands

It is no secret that women and men communicate differently and, thus, often misunderstand one another. By God’s design, men thrive best when they feel respected by others, especially their wives. Wives flourish when they feel protected and cherished by the men they love. Unfortunately, due to sin, not only […]

What I’ve Learned in Ten Years Without My Dad

Labor Day marked ten years since I last saw or spoke to my dad. After sixteen years of abuse, the last thing he said to me was, “When you decide you want a relationship with me, let me know.” One last mind game for the road. So much has happened […]

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Forgiveness: A Marriage Best-Practice

Marriage is a covenantal partnership that involves two people, a husband and wife, working towards a common goal: to represent Christ and his people to the world. Founded on and motivated by the gospel, marriage is set apart from other partnerships, like businesses or organizations. But a marriage is similar […]

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Four Tactics to Encourage Healthy, Traditional Family Units

What is one of the most defining marks of a socially stable individual?  Is it the school district they’ve grown up in?  Is it the college that they attend?  Is it how many activities they were involved in when they were young?  In a recent article for Breakpoint.org, John Stonestreet presents […]

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Christian Parenting: Do You Feel Unqualified?

How would you answer the following question: “Who is responsible to lead your children in their spiritual development?” I know the answer to that question.  The answer is me.  And you.  As parents, we are responsible for teaching our children about the Bible and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Understanding […]

22 Christmas Gift Ideas from Unlocking the Bible

Unlocking the Bible has put together a list of recommended books for everyone on your Christmas list! Browse through our selection below or in the Christmas Gift List part of our store.   LifeKEYS Daily Devotional One-Year Subscription The Gift that Keeps on Giving! Our LifeKEYS Daily Devotional booklet is now available […]

“Man on the Run!” Children’s Book on the Story of Jonah

Unlocking the Bible is pleased to introduce a new children’s book on the story of Jonah! Man on the Run lures you with high seas adventure, hooks you with sharp twists and turns, then reels you in with the power of the gospel. This fish story takes you beyond the size […]

Five Tips for Sharing the Gospel with Family and Friends

Question: I just wanted to let you know that I’ve been writing to my parents about Jesus for about 3-4 months now. I feel as though there is no change in them at all. I really miss talking to them and I love then. I just want them to be saved!!! […]

Five Christian Parenting Resources from Unlocking the Bible

Unlocking the Bible seeks to bring the gospel to all of life, which includes parenting and the family. Here is a list of our five best resources for Christian parents: 1. Ten Keys to Effective Parenting comes from the series Unless the Lord Builds the House examines God’s design for a Christian family. […]