Samson is one of the most recognizable of the judges who ruled over Israel before the time of the kings. He was a Nazarite, yet broke many rules of the Nazarite vow. God gifted Samson with incredible strength, but he lost his strength when Delilah betrayed him to the Philistines, who blinded and enslaved him. At the end of his life, God restored Samson's strength.
Here’s how the challenge works. Every day for the next 30 days, you will pray in a specific way for your wife. We have provided related articles and Bible verses for you to study and pray over your wife.
Genesis 2:24 teaches that when a man leaves his parents to marry a wife, they then become one flesh. Thus, since the two souls are joined, what makes one happy will make the union happy. Here are 8 ways to pursue godly peace and love with your wife.
In the Bible, a concubine was a woman acquired by a man as a secondary wife. Her purpose was to provide a male heir in the case of a barren wife, to provide more children in general to enhance the family’s workforce and wealth, and to satisfy the man’s sexual desires. A concubine was endowed with rights and protections by Hebrew law but was not equal in status to a wife.
Many biblical heroes of the faith define manhood with conviction and determination, faith and fortitude, strength and resolve, vibrancy and vitality. Together, they define the kind of man who follows Jesus Christ wholeheartedly, and loves others well, no matter what—until his dying day.
Few men have a band of brothers. In fact, many men have no close male friends at all. And, if they do, those close friends probably don’t worship together on Sundays. So, how can a church help men develop close friendships with other Christian men? David Dusek recommends the Rough Cut Men Movie Experience.