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Episode 96- Christopher Ash– Married for God: Making Your Marriage the Best It Can Be

Welcome to the ninety-six episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Christopher Ash about his book, Married for God: Making Your Marriage the Best It Can Be (Crossway, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode:  How to deal with baggage in marriage with the grace of God. The purpose of marriage. The pattern the Lord intended for marriage. How do deal with unrealistic expectations in marriage. God’s purpose for singleness. The point of sex and intimacy. The purpose of having children. How Christopher deals with difficulty in his own marriage. http://media.blubrry.com/equipping_you_in_grace/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/ChristopherAshMarriedforGodMakingYourMarriagetheBestItCanBe.mp3Podcast (equipping-you-in-grace): Play in new...

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QUIT YE LIKE MEN

Somewhere between our role models for manhood—like basketball stars who cross dress, baseball players addicted to drugs, and college football players who beat up females in dorm rooms—and our contorted view of manhood as seen on TV shows—where Dad is pictured as a harmless idiot who must be guided by either his wiser children or more sophisticated feminist wife—we’ve become more than a little confused. Now, how does that bother me? It bothers me as a father of a son because I don’t want my boy to think that those role models in this present evil age represent what...

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Five Sources of True Change

1. God himself changes you. This is foundational to all. “It is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure” (Phil. 2:13). He intervenes in your life, turning you from suicidal self-will to the kingdom of life. He raises you in Christ when you are dead in trespasses and sins. He restores hearing when you are deaf (you could not hear him otherwise). He gives sight when you are blind (you could not see him otherwise). He is immediately and personally present, a life-creating voice, a strong and strengthening hand. All good...

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How to Love God and Your Neighbor through Your Work

Redeemed Work Paul writes in Romans 12:1–2: I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. These words wave like a banner over every aspect of the Christian life, including the time and effort we put into the vocations God has given to us....

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