God's Goal for Our Relationships, Fulfilled (Genesis 2:18-25)

God's Goal for Our Relationships, Fulfilled (Genesis 2:18-25)

Interacting with flesh-and-blood people is a messy and at times disappointing business! It can at times even break your heart. The beautiful and intimate relationship of the first human couple at their outset of their marriage became fraught from the time of the original Fall into sin. The joy of the first couple and the integrity of their intimacy with one another has never been a foregone conclusion since. … Jesus, God’s Son, entered our world as a flesh-and-blood human being that he might restore our relationships to God and one another.

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Grace and the Single Christian (1 Cor 7:29-35)

Grace and the Single Christian (1 Cor 7:29-35)

Jesus’ arrival in our lives means that every variety of love we experience now…as wonderful as it can be…is not all there is. Let’s all accept one another (and ourselves) for whatever status God has in mind for us for our present season of life. Married…or not…we rejoice that we are disciples of one who calls us into community as brothers and sisters of the Son of the living God.    

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