Contentment Through Betrayal

Shellie Bible

“But my FRIENDS have dealt very unkindly with me and turned against me. “It is sad when a friend proves like a brook in summer. (Job 6:15) The traveler being parched with heat, comes to the brook, hoping to refresh himself—but the brook is dried up—yet be content.” (Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 53). “My companion stretched out …

Letters to a Young Wife, from a Married Lady

Cheryl Grace Gems

Cultivate in your heart a love of home, and home duties. Strive to make that place as attractive as possible, and do everything in your power to render it an agreeable resting-place for your husband. The daily routine of home duties, when performed in the right spirit, diffuse a feeling of cheerfulness over one’s heart that can never be found in the applause of the world, or the gratification of any favorite desire.

Outdo One Another in Love

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As it is with many things in the Christian walk everyday events give me cause to stop and ponder the root of my intentions. The longer I walk with Christ the more clearly I see – thankfully – growth in committing less outward sins; yet, the inner man is sinful, though I may have a desire to be obedient to the Lord, the flesh is weak and I constantly falter. These things always make me return to the truth that the Lord is gracious in saving me, slow to anger, gentle with my weakness, loving and kind, forgiving transgressions and abounding in steadfast love.

Read This if Your Husband Can’t do Anything Right

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I see this horrible thing happening in Christian marriage groups, pages, and accounts where women gather round the theoretical water cooler cackling like hens, and do things like share really private information about their homes and their husbands, seeking the guidance of perfect strangers concerning matters that should cause them to be under pastoral care. Anything from advice about the marriage bed, to how their husbands are too pathetic to be capable of washing dishes to their standards.