An orchid is a beautiful plant that is known for being alive one day and dead the next because rotting roots beneath the surface of the stunning blossom have been cut off from their source of water. Marriage can be like an orchid: look good on the outside but wither and die if it’s not grafted into Christ. In today’s message, Stephen helps us root our marriages in God’s timeless Word.
God has given us many examples in Scripture of men, women, boys, and girls who experienced the same kind of trials we experience today, but the most important example is Christ Himself. So in this colorful children’s book, Seth Davey challenges us with the words of Hebrews 12:3 to “Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinners so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.” We have a High Priest who can sympathize will all our weaknesses . . . and that’s a powerful truth that we should never stop thinking about!