The Purpose of Marriage

Gary Thomas has said that the purpose of marriage is to make you holy, not happy. Of course, a side benefit of marriage is companionship, shared experiences, and—many times—true happiness. But that’s not the ultimate goal. The ultimate goal is to make us like Jesus. We don’t get to the final day on our own. Marriage is one of God’s good means to sanctify us and bring us safely home.

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Valentine’s special: Have we cheapened the essence of love?

God and Politics in the UK

I Love You Bear Today’s guest writer is the Revd. Canon J. John.

J John is an internationally recognised Christian speaker and author. He has written over 50 books and spoken in 69 countries, teaching the Christian faith and addressing over 300,000 people in person each year. His series Just 10 (on the Ten Commandments) has now exceeded one million people in attendance.Canon J John

You can find out more about J John and his work through his Philo Trust website and also follow him on Twitter.


As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is – as the song says – ‘in the air’. There are various meanings of ‘love’, however, and perhaps the word is used too easily and liberally? After all, love for a place, a love of music, love for one’s children, and love for one’s partner are all somewhat different. Have we cheapened the essence of love, which – most importantly – involves putting someone or something…

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Dragostea pe Amazon & Google

„Dragoste”, un cuvânt tare popular în societatea noastră.

Astfel, pe la o simplă căutare apar următoarele rezultate:

25,653 de căutari pentru “Heaven”

76,499 pentru “Money”

69,667 pentru “Sex”

152,785 pentru “God” și

203,828 pentru “Love”

Pe :

122,000,000 pentru  “Heaven”

710,000,000 pentru “Money”

499,000,000 pentru “Sex”

365,000,000 pentru  “God” si

1,320,000,000 pentru “Love”

Nevoia de dragoste este cu siguranță una din cele mai adânci nevoi umane. Totodată, un concept deosebit de confuz.