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The Ides of Marriage: Ideals, Idle Time, and Idols

March 26, 2015 by

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You are probably familiar with the Ides of March.  In the Roman calendar they split up each month into three sections.  Each month had the Kalends (1st of the month), Nones (5th to 7th day of the month), and the Ides (13th to 15th day of the month corresponding to the full moon).  So, each […]

Kryptonite: When Daddy Can’t Fix It

January 7, 2015 by

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Have you ever felt helpless? Let me explain. I mean, have you ever felt helpless as a man? Let me explain further. How do you feel when something bad happens and you as the strong husband and father can’t make things better? Looking back at my time as a husband and father, the times that […]

Why “The Respected Husband?”

September 3, 2014 by

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I hope most people understand why this blog is called “The Respected Husband,” but I thought it might be good to explain it in a post. It is entirely possible that you could initially see the name of the blog and think that the blog could mean several things. It could be taken that I […]

Biblical Foundations of Marriage

July 9, 2014 by

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For some time now, I have wanted to provide a series of posts on the blog that look at the verses in the Bible that provide the foundation for what we believe about marriage. We started with several posts looking at the gospel and sexuality. We will now start to look at the gospel and […]

Applying the Gospel to Our Sexuality

June 10, 2014 by

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We last looked at the relationship of salvation to our sexuality. Today, we will finish our look at God’s design for sexuality by looking at how we can apply the Gospel to our sexuality. Once again, I want to state that most of this material will be coming from a Secret Church on Family, Marriage, […]

Foundations of Sexuality (Part 5): Sin’s Effect on Manhood and Womanhood

May 30, 2014 by

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We have been looking at some Biblical foundations of sexuality in the last few posts. Those foundations we tried to establish were that God created men and women with equal dignity, with distinctly different roles, and to mirror the trinity. Today we would like to see the effect of sin on men and women through […]

Foundations of Sexuality (Part 2): Men and Women Were Created with Different Roles

May 19, 2014 by

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Let’s continue our series on God’s design for sexuality and marriage. Last post, we looked at the foundation that God created men and women with equal dignity. Today, we will explore the foundation that men and women were created with different roles. Up front I want to state that most of this material will be […]

Foundations of Sexuality: Men and Women Were Created With Equal Dignity

May 16, 2014 by

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For some time now, I have wanted to do a series of posts on God’s design for sexuality and marriage. Up front I want to state that most of this material will be coming from a Secret Church on Family, Marriage, Sex, and the Gospel by David Platt from 2011. I highly recommend that if […]

Ditto Prayers

May 14, 2014 by

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Do your prayers ever sound like a broken record? Do you feel like you are constantly having the same struggles with your job, your family, or your spiritual walk? Does it seem like you could just record your prayers in a voice recorder and play them back in an endless autoloop? Recently, I heard from […]

A Husband Lives Out Christ’s Love for the Church

March 25, 2014 by

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Back a couple of years ago, a good friend of ours in the blogging community, Kayla Gulick, wrote a piece entitled My Demon. In the post, she explored all of the voices she hears in her head as a woman that try to break down her security in her relationship with her husband. I thought […]

Modern Sportsmanship

December 10, 2013 by

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This weekend, being an avid football watching junkie, I took delight in getting to watch all of the college football conference championship games on TV. With all of the best of the best teams playing, it is a great opportunity to see some of the most talented players going up against equally strong opposition. I […]

How Do I Get My Wife To Feel Loved By Me?

November 19, 2013 by

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Today’s post is from Rick at RomanticHusbands.com. Rick decided to come up with a list in response to the post on Things Husbands Do That Make Their Wife Feel Unloved. Rick’s list explores items that a husband needs to do for his wife to feel loved by him. It is written in a list form […]