Sacred Marriage

Sacred Marriage
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2015-08-04
ISBN 10: 0310340667
ISBN 13: 9780310340669
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sacred Marriage Book Review:

In this popular bestselling book (with more than 500,000 copies sold), Gary Thomas uncovers how your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God and each other. Happy is good. But holy is better. Your marriage is more than a sacred covenant with another person. It is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply. What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? Sacred Marriage doesn't just offer techniques to make a marriage happier. It does contain practical tools, but what married Christians most need is help in becoming holier husbands and wives. Sacred Marriage offers that help with insights from Scripture, church history, time tested wisdom from Christian classics, and examples from today's marriages. Sacred Marriage reveals how marriage trains us to love God and others well, how it exposes sin and makes us more aware of God's presence, how good marriages foster good prayer, how married sex feeds the spiritual life, and more. The revised edition of Sacred Marriage takes into account the ways men's and women's roles have expanded since the book was first written. It has been streamlined to be a faster read without losing the depth that so many readers have valued. Sacred Marriage uncovers the mystery of God’s overarching purpose. This book may very well alter profoundly the contours of your marriage. It will most certainly change you. Because whether it is delightful or difficult, your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God, and to a spiritual integrity that, like salt, seasons the world around you with the savor of Christ. Also available: Sacred Marriage gift edition, small group video study and study guide, Spanish edition, and more.

Sacred Influence

Sacred Influence
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-05-26
ISBN 10: 0310570441
ISBN 13: 9780310570448
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sacred Influence Book Review:

God calls women to influence and move their husbands in positive ways. Applying the concepts from his bestseller, Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas offers a view through a man’s eyes. Here’s the inside scoop on what men find motivating—with inspiring real-life stories of women who are employing this knowledge to transform their marriages. Sacred Influence doesn’t flinch from difficult marital problems. But by using this faith-focused approach, you’ll see how to help your husband become the man God intends him to be. At the same time, God will shape you to be the woman he designed you to be. God has given godly women a wonderful power to influence and encourage their husbands. What’s the secret? This book will provide challenges, examples, and hope to women who want to love their husbands well and be loved well in return. --Dennis Rainey, President of Family Life

The Sacred Search

The Sacred Search
Author: Gary Thomas
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-04-01
ISBN 10: 0830781927
ISBN 13: 9780830781928
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sacred Search Book Review:

In the revised edition of his hit book The Sacred Search, author Gary Thomas helps single people of all ages make wise marital choices, in large part by rethinking what basis those choices should be made on. Readers are encouraged to think beyond finding their “soul mate,” an idea that has its roots in the philosophy of Plato, and instead adopt a more biblical search for a “sole mate”— someone who will walk with them on their spiritual journey. Thomas asks, What if we focused on why to get married more than on who to marry? What if being “in love” isn’t a good enough reason to get married? And most of all, what if God designed marriage to make us holy more than to make us happy?

Sacred Marriage Participant s Guide

Sacred Marriage Participant s Guide
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2015-08-04
ISBN 10: 031088067X
ISBN 13: 9780310880677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sacred Marriage Participant s Guide Book Review:

In this six-session small group Bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately), Sacred Marriage, writer and speaker Gary Thomas invites you to see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to reflect more of the character of Jesus. Your marriage is much more than a union between you and your spouse. It is a spiritual discipline ideally suited to help you know God more fully and intimately. Sacred Marriage shifts the focus from marital enrichment to spiritual enrichment in ways that can help you love your mate more. Whether it is delightful or difficult, your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God. Everything about your marriage—from the history you and your spouse create, to the love you share, to the forgiveness you both offer and seek by turn—is filled with the capacity to help you grow in Christ's character. Sessions include: God’s Purpose for Marriage: More Than We Imagine The Refining Power of Marriage The God-Centered Spouse Sacred History Sexual Saints Marriage: The Love Laboratory Designed for use with the Sacred Marriage Video Study (sold separately).

Moments Together For Couples

Moments Together For Couples
Author: Dennis Rainey,Barbara Rainey
Publsiher: Gospel Light Publications
Total Pages: 384
Release: 1995-10-19
ISBN 10: 9780830717545
ISBN 13: 0830717544
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Moments Together For Couples Book Review:

In the midst of the stress and pressure of everyday life, Moments Together for Couples will give you and your mate a chance to pause, relax and draw upon the strength of the Lord. This easy-to-use devotional helps you set aside anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes every day with your spouse to grow closer to God and closer to each other.

Devotions for a Sacred Marriage

Devotions for a Sacred Marriage
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-05-02
ISBN 10: 0310353858
ISBN 13: 9780310353850
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Devotions for a Sacred Marriage Book Review:

What if God designed marriage to make us holy more than to make us happy? By popular demand the author of Sacred Marriage returns to the topic of how God uses marriage to expand our souls and make us holy. Devotions for a Sacred Marriage explores how God can reveal Himself to you through your marriage and help you grow closer to Him as well as to your spouse. Fifty-two weekly devotions encourage couples to build a marriage around God’s priorities. From learning to live with a fellow sinner, to the process of two becoming one, to sharing lives as brothers and sisters in Christ, Devotions for a Sacred Marriage will continue to challenge couples to embrace the profound and soul-stretching reality of Christian marriage.

Cherish

Cherish
Author: Gary Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-01-10
ISBN 10: 0310347270
ISBN 13: 9780310347279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cherish Book Review:

Gary Thomas, bestselling author of Sacred Marriage, believes that one word can bring hope, light and life into any marriage: Cherish. "Most marriages survive by gritting teeth and holding on. But marriages can and will not only survive but thrive when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another," Thomas says. And in a world desperate for marriage redemption, the act of cherishing is needed now more than ever. Thomas shows that although there are a countless number of marriages consisting of two people just going through the motions, there are real ways this pattern can be reversed: when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another in proven, loving, and everyday actions and words. Through personal stories and real-world examples, Thomas proves what husbands and wives can begin doing today to turn their marriage around - even a marriage marred by neglect and disrespect. So how do you cherish your spouse? Thomas will show you how going out of your way to notice them, appreciate them, honor them, encourage them, and hold them close to your heart will bring hope, light, and life into your marriage. Also available: Cherish small group video study and study guide, Spanish edition, and more.

Pure Pleasure

Pure Pleasure
Author: Gary Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-10-20
ISBN 10: 0310563712
ISBN 13: 9780310563716
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pure Pleasure Book Review:

Gary Thomas, one of this generation's most trusted writers about the spiritual life, explores what it means to build a life of true pleasure - one that will liberate your spiritual life, marriage, family, community, and outreach. Many Christians assume "pleasure" and "sin" are synonymous. Others define godly pleasure so narrowly that they drastically minimize the powerful and holy role that pleasure can play in their lives. Still others feel guilty even thinking about how to build a life of pleasure. For all of them, Pure Pleasure provides an entirely new paradigm. It invites Christians to embrace a life of true pleasure as a pathway to obedience, worship, and service. Building on his bestselling books Sacred Pathways, Sacred Marriage, and the ECPA Gold Medallion-winning Authentic Faith, Gary Thomas takes readers to a new level of faith by providing a theological and inspirational framework to help them cultivate the kind of life that pleases God. Abounding with spiritual insights and practical exercises, this book invites you to shake off the shackles of misunderstanding about sin, provides the freedom to approach life in Christ with new wonder and joy, and challenges you to experience life as God meant it to be: overflowing with pleasure. Also available: Pure Pleasure small group video study and study guide, Spanish edition, and more.

The Sacred Marriage Rite

The Sacred Marriage Rite
Author: Samuel Noah Kramer,Emeritus Clark Research Professor of Assyriology Samuel Noah Kramer
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 170
Release: 1969
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015046829910
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sacred Marriage Gift Edition

Sacred Marriage Gift Edition
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2011-04-05
ISBN 10: 0310334411
ISBN 13: 9780310334415
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sacred Marriage Gift Edition Book Review:

This special edition two-in-one book and devotional includes:Sacred MarriageStarting with the discovery that the goal of marriage goes beyond personal happiness, writer and speaker Gary Thomas invites readers to see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to love Him more and reflect more of the character of His Son.Devotions for a Scared MarriageA companion to Sacred Marriage, these fifty-two devotions encourage you to build your marriage around God’s priorities. From learning to live with a fellow sinner, to the process of two becoming one, to sharing our lives as brothers and sisters in Christ, Devotions for a Sacred Marriage challenges couples to embrace the profound and soul-stretching reality of Christian marriage.

Every Woman s Marriage

Every Woman s Marriage
Author: Shannon Ethridge,Greg Ethridge
Publsiher: Waterbrook Press
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0307458571
ISBN 13: 9780307458575
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Every Woman s Marriage Book Review:

Readers ready to stop the blame game and pursue the marriage of your dreams can let authors Shannon and Greg Ethridge show them how to reignite their relationship with spiritual, emotional, and physical passion.

What s It Like to Be Married to Me

What s It Like to Be Married to Me
Author: Linda Dillow
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2011-02-01
ISBN 10: 9780781406093
ISBN 13: 0781406099
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What s It Like to Be Married to Me Book Review:

What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage—as readers look in the mirror to see how they can change. Bestselling author Linda Dillow understands that most women want more from their marriage but don't know how to get it. In What's It Like to Be Married to Me?, Dillow challenges readers to ask the riskiest questions: What is is like to be married to me? What is it like to make love with me? Why do I want to stay mad at you? Extremely intimate and honest, What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is not a book about marriage at all. It is a book about how to live out marriage, day-by-day and year-by-year, and watch who you become as a wife impact the intimacy in your marriage!

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Catechism of the Catholic Church
Author: Catholic Church
Publsiher: Image
Total Pages: 825
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 0385508190
ISBN 13: 9780385508193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Catechism of the Catholic Church Book Review:

This updated second edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church incorporates all the final modifications made in the complete, official Latin text, accompanied by line-by-line explanations of orthodox Catholicism, summaries of each section, a detailed index, extensive cross-references, and helpful footnotes.

You and Me Forever Marriage in Light of Eternity

You and Me Forever  Marriage in Light of Eternity
Author: Francis Chan,Lisa Chan
Publsiher: Claire Love Publishing
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2014-08-26
ISBN 10: 0990351424
ISBN 13: 9780990351429
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

You and Me Forever Marriage in Light of Eternity Book Review:

Marriage is great, but it’s not forever. It’s until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives. In his latest book, Francis Chan joins together with his wife Lisa to address the question many couples wonder at the altar: “How do I have a healthy marriage?” Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls. In the same way Crazy Love changed the way we saw our personal relationship with God, You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity will radically shift the way we see one of the most important relationships in our life. Jesus was right. We have it all backwards. The way to have a great marriage is by not focusing on marriage. Whether you are single, dating or married, You and Me Forever will help you discover the adventure that you were made for ­­and learn how to thrive in it. 100% of the net proceeds from this book will support various ministries including those that help provide shelter and rehabilitation for thousands of children and exploited women around the world. For more information, please visit: youandmeforever.org

The Meaning of Marriage

The Meaning of Marriage
Author: Timothy Keller,Kathy Keller
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2011-11-01
ISBN 10: 1101548045
ISBN 13: 9781101548042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Meaning of Marriage Book Review:

“Incredibly rich with wisdom and insight that will leave the reader, whether single or married, feeling uplifted.” —The Washington Times Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would have you believe that everyone has a soul mate; that romance is the most important part of a successful marriage; that your spouse is there to help you realize your potential; that marriage does not mean forever, but merely for now; and that starting over after a divorce is the best solution to seemingly intractable marriage issues. But these modern-day assumptions are wrong. Timothy Keller, with insights from Kathy, his wife of thirty-seven years, shows marriage to be a glorious relationship that is also misunderstood and mysterious. The Meaning of Marriage offers instruction on how to have a successful marriage, and is essential reading for anyone who wants to know God and love more deeply in this life.

A Lifelong Love

A Lifelong Love
Author: Gary Thomas
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-04-01
ISBN 10: 0830781218
ISBN 13: 9780830781218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Lifelong Love Book Review:

A good marriage isn’t something found; it’s something made. In this revised and updated edition of the bestselling book A Lifelong Love, author Gary Thomas shares that when couples pursue spiritual purpose and worship it builds lasting intimacy and friendship between them. In A Lifelong Love, Thomas takes couples on three essential journeys leading to a strong marriage: The journey toward each other The journey toward God The journey toward love Whether readers are feeling discouraged about their marriage or simply want to infuse their relationship with greater spiritual and relational passion, A Lifelong Love offers the guidance they need to embrace the eternal intentions that God has for them.

Sacred Parenting

Sacred Parenting
Author: Gary L. Thomas
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-08-29
ISBN 10: 0310341868
ISBN 13: 9780310341864
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sacred Parenting Book Review:

Parenting is a school for spiritual formation, says author Gary Thomas, and our children are our teachers. The journey of caring for, rearing, training, and loving our children profoundly alters us forever…even when the journey is sometimes a rough one. Sacred Parenting is unlike any other parenting book on the market. This is not a “how-to” book that teaches readers the ways to discipline their kids or help them achieve their full potential. Instead of a discussion about how parents change their children, Sacred Parenting turns the tables and demonstrates how God uses children to change their parents. Stepping beyond the overly-tilled soil of method books, parents can learn a whole new side of parenting. They’ll be encouraged by stories that tell how other parents handled the challenges and difficulties of being a parent—and how their children transformed their relationship with God. The lessons the author writes about are timeless. But in this edition, Thomas adds in some additional insights and stories that he’s learned and lived over the past fifteen years of his own parenting. Gary has found that the lessons have remained much the same but there are new applications for the readers in this generation who are just now coming to his book.

God and Marriage

God and Marriage
Author: Geoffrey William Bromiley
Publsiher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Total Pages: 88
Release: 1980
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X000745654
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

God and Marriage Book Review:

"Far too many people, Christians not excluded, are self-centeredly preoccupied with their own marital problems and their attempt to engineer solutions to them. A theology of marriage can help them to achieve a God-centered look at the larger situation of which their marriages constitute a small, if by no means unimportant, part. In the long run a few look means a new understanding, and a new understanding means a new practice." - Geoffrey Bromiley Offering a new look at the increasingly unfashionable institution of marriage, Geoffrey Bromiley presents here a timely theological study which, unlike others books on marriage, aims exclusively to relate marriage to God as Creator, Son, and Holy Spirit. Bromiley observes that God's work on reconciliation makes it possible for his people also to achieve reconciliation with one another, particularly in the marriage relationship. In addition to thoroughly discussing the relationship of the Trinity to marriage, Bromiley examines such topics as incest, adultery and fornication, celibacy, the permanency of marriage, and remarriage after the death of a partner. "Dr. Bromiley pays close, cautious, and sensitive attention to virtually every Scriptural passage about marriage, even the passages that are particularly difficult for our own era to cope with. He makes no attempt to rewrite the Bible in the interest of some specially modern idea. It is a book rooted deeply in the immeasurable principles of Creation and Redemption, and is full of sane, courageous, sound teaching." - Thomas Howard Gordon College "I am very pleased with the book and feel it will fill a very special place in the available literature on Christian marriage. . . . It stands apart from the superficial writing that all but characterizes our time. How-to books are of little value apart from the basic theological understanding which must precede them. This is a book I would like to have written, and a book which will be required reading for my students." - Dwight Small Westmont College Geoffrey W. Bromiley is professor emeritus of Church History and Historical Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is best known as the translator of numerous theological books, including the 9-volume Theological Dictionary of the New Testament.

With No Strings Attached

With No Strings Attached
Author: Steven H Bell D Min,Steven H. Bell,Meredith Bell,Todd Renner,John Mckellar,Harville Hendrix
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 86
Release: 2013-12-25
ISBN 10: 9781492774143
ISBN 13: 1492774146
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

With No Strings Attached Book Review:

Marriage for many women is simply miserable. And if that's not bad enough, what makes this even worse is that oftentimes it is we men who inject the misery into the marriage (like injecting our favorite marinade into the Thanksgiving turkey). We judge our wives, criticize them, gripe, complain, and fail to appreciate them. Is this behavior helpful? Is it effective? Is it Christ-like? No (and no wonder why the divorce rate among professing Christians is not much different from those who do not follow Jesus)! To tell you the truth, God's plan for the way you treat your wife looks very different.Throughout With No Strings Attached: 28 Days of Blessing Your Wife, Dr. Steven Bell details twenty-eight unique ways for you to love your wife unconditionally. Each approach to blessing your wife is simple, yet immensely challenging (and well worth your time). The days of the “status quo” husband are quickly coming to an end, and our wives need more from us than we've been giving them. Grounded in scripture and a number of other helpful resources, With No Strings Attached: 28 Days of Blessing Your Wife provides a clear blueprint of how to take your marriage from miserable to magnificent.

The Egyptian Path of Love

The Egyptian Path of Love
Author: Katy Noura Butler
Publsiher: Axis Mundi Books
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9781846940644
ISBN 13: 1846940648
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Egyptian Path of Love Book Review:

Providing a unique mixture of self development and ancient wisdom, this is not so much an esoteric manual on the Egyptian mysteries, as a plain and simple workbook on how to stay on the path of love. With meditations, affirmations, exercises and concise explanations, it will appeal both to beginners and those who have been following a spiritual path for many years.