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Marriage, Divorce and Sex

“For I hate divorce,” says the Lord, the God of Israel, “and him who covers his garment with wrong,” says the Lord of hosts. “So take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously.” (Mal. 2:16, NASB) 
The Jews of Malachi’s day had a certain understanding of marriage and divorce, but not God’s; God spoke through Malachi to correct their thinking, Malachi likely wrote between 470 and 460 B.C.1 The Jews of Jesus day had a certain understanding of marriage and divorce, but not God’s; Jesus being the Word of God corrected their thinking. It is my intention to give a clear Biblical presentation on the Christian doctrine of marriage. The apostle Paul tells us to not be conformed to the world, but to be transformed of mind (Rom. 12:2) and James tells us that friendship with the world makes us an enemy of God. (Jas. 4:4) Therefore, it is imperative that we know and understand what God has to say about marriage, because divorce rates in our society are at alarming rates and the church …

William George Davis, RN

Today I write with a broken heart an open-letter to my nursing colleague, friend and I hope, brother in Christ William Davis, RN. Will has been accused of murder and was arrested on April 11, 2018. I write this as an open-letter because this has become an open-matter.

Dear Will,

I miss your smiles and your jovial laughter on our nursing unit. I first meet you about 5 years ago in the spring of 2013. My wife met you before I did; I remember her telling me, “I met a guy in orientation who is going to work on your unit, he is so excited to work on your unit and is real fun.” From that time on you were usually laughing and all smiles. Often times you brought a bag of candy to work, because of this, and your jovial laughter I nicknamed you the Candyman and would even sing in your presences,
“Who can make the sun rise and cover it with cheer…the Candyman can, the Candyman can because he mixes it with love and makes the world taste good.” We both decided to return to school about the same …

The Sanctity of Human Life

It is my position that human life begins at conception and ends at death; all human life is sacred and should be cared for and protected from any beast or man seeking to end human life.

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Gn. 1:1, NASB) On day three of His creation God brought forth vegetation on the earth. On day five God created the life in the seas and the birds in the air. On day six God created all the living creatures moving on the earth. Lastly, God created man. “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” (Gn. 1:27, NASB) Since all life was created by God, all life belongs to God; therefore, God has sole authority over all life except when He gives authority to a steward.

The Hebrew word סָכַן sakan is translated into English steward; סָכַן sakan means, to be of use or service. God created man (male and female) in His image to be of use or service to Him. The first question and answer given in t…

The Resurrection of Our Lord