On average, young married men, aged 28-30, make $15,900 more than their single peers, and married men aged 44-46 make $18,800 more than their single peers.
That’s even after controlling for differences in education, race, ethnicity, regional unemployment, and scores on a test of general knowledge. What’s more: the marriage premium operates for black, Hispanic, and less-educated men in much the same way as it does for men in general.
Marriage does wonders for your emotional quotient and minimizes loneliness and depression. Of course, with all the benefits of marriage there are things that Satan can use to eliminate all benefits and make one believe it is the worse decision that one could ever make.
Serious enemies to marriage are parental involvement, single friends, & toxic church members or even co-workers. These individuals may be blessings, but only when they stay within the lane that God has called them. God tells the man to cleave unto his wife and that he and the wife become a single unit with borders around their relationship. When these borders or boundaries are crossed a root of bitterness can grow. This root of bitterness can eat on your marriage like cancer and will destroy it.
Your mission as a marital unit is to keep your marriage free from extra people within its borders. The only authorized person within the boundaries of your marriage is Jesus. When Jesus is the center of your marriage and he is the source of your power for living holy, you will fulfill the promises you made at the alter and the marriage may be guarded by angels sent from heaven.
Do not hesitate to gently nudge well meaning people out of your marriage, if they have trouble with boundaries and let them know God’s plan for marital units and why its important for them to cease being busybodies and entertain their own marital unit or find someone that is free of marriage to get heavily involved with.
A car plowed into at least 20 protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday. At least eight were hurt in multiple heated clashes earlier at Unite the Right rally, according to police.
First Lady Melania Trump admonished the day’s events, tweeting: ‘Our country encourages freedom of speech, but let’s communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No good comes from violence.’ President Trump later tweeted: ‘We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for. There is no place for this kind of violence in America. Lets come together as one!’
The rally was being held at Emancipation Park and hundreds were seen stomping through the city. A local state of emergency was declared around 11am and the rally was determined an unlawful assembly . Read more
There is always turbulence before change. White supremacy will not leave America willingly. It will require the governments of America to support and defend justice for all of its citizens to put an end to the racial violence. Justice must be upheld by all of America’s citizens. In every area of society justice must be upheld. The prison, the schoolhouse, the housing market, and the job market. This stand of white supremacy can be a good sign that God may be ready to see justice arise within this land.
Pray for your government officials and pray for your church leaders. May the black and white churches unite against white supremacy and pray this evil down. In Jesus name.
For those who walk with the Lord this is obvious, but for those who are trying to claim Christianity and maintain your attachment to secular music, you have been warned. Your soul is on the line. Few find eternal life.
Talicia Martins, and conspirator Jacob Flanagan, are accused of breaking into three local businesses in Camden, Maine, between July 30 and 31, stealing more than $1,000. Martins is the daughter of former New York City Ballet principal dancer Darci Kistler and the company’s current ballet Master-in-Chief Peter Martins.
She was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary and felony theft after authorities reviewed surveillance footage from the street near one of the burglaries, which revealed Martins and Flanagan – both dressed in dark clothes – walking nearby.
Camden Police Department Detective Curt Andrick said drugs and alcohol were a factor in the burglaries but would not elaborate. In June, Martins was arrested at an apartment on West End Avenue in Manhattan after she was caught with crack cocaine, heroin and a hypodermic needle.
Martins was charged with burglary and felony theft and was released later that day after posting $1,500 bail.
Flanagan was charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of felony theft and criminal trespassing. He was bailed out Friday afternoon after posting $1,500 bail.
It is important for the black person to understand that the results for this crime is exclusive to white people. Your verdict would not have gone down the same way.
Choose Jesus. He was hated by the religious leaders of His day without a cause. You already have that part, now serve the Lord with all your heart and receive heaven as your reward for being faithful. Worship God in Spirit and Truth. Jesus is the way.
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When you make a decision to follow Jesus Christ, you will come against Satan’s first attack, which is designed to neutralize and paralyze you. Its design is to make you question whether a decision to follow Jesus was wise. He will use previously held relationships with unbelievers, namely your ungodly friends to draw you away from learning about Jesus and begin the process of walking in obedience to his law.
Expect the first attack from Satan to be long and drawn out. Persist through this first wave with success through massive exposure to the Word. Read the Bible voraciously. Start with Matthew and read as much as you can, all the way to the book of Revelation. Write your vision down. Read at least ten chapters a day.
As you read the Scriptures, God’s Spirit will begin the interpretation process as you read. Your understanding of God’s will for your life will begin to manifest and the voices of demons will find it difficult to get your ear. Keep reading and do not stop. No matter what you feel or what distraction Satan will produce, you must stick with your vision. Do not stop reading the Scriptures.
In order for you to be able to effectively wage war against the forces of darkness, you must understand your role as a Christian. You must understand God’s gifts and how to access them. You must know how to use your spiritual gifts to protect your heart, your family, & your walk with God. You cannot do this without first gaining knowledge. This is done through reading the Scriptures. Reading the Scriptures is crucial. Submitting to the text will give you access to God’s power. You cannot access God’s power if you put your feelings above the text. Some things you will find in the Scriptures will go against your evil heart, but you must submit to it.
Your submission to the read Word of God is your power. Transformation into the likeness of Jesus is a process. You can control its speed by how fast you read through the Scriptures and your willingness to submit in obedience to what has been written. The speed in which you learn God is in your hand. This is step 1.