Today's Book Of The Day - "Sacred Marriage"
Author: Jeuel Pavitt Date Posted:24 October 2020
Some people today, when they go into marriage they go in with the idea of "what is this person going to give me out of this?" or if this doesn't work out and I am not happy then I can simply leave. But "what if God designed marriage to make us Holy more than make us happy."
In this book written by award winning author Gary Thomas you will discover how "marriage trains us to love God and others well, you'll learn how marriage exposes sin and makes you more aware of God's presence."
Description: MORE THAN 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD
In this popular bestselling book, Gary Thomas uncovers how your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God and each other.
What if God's primary intent for your marriage isn't to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn't as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God?
Starting with the discovery that the goal of marriage goes beyond personal happiness, bestselling author Gary Thomas invites you to see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to love God more and reflect more of the character of his Son.
In addition to life-changing insights from Scripture, church history, and time-tested wisdom from Christian classics, you'll find practical tools and techniques to make your marriage happier by becoming holier husbands and wives.
Sacred Marriage reveals how good marriages . . .
Train us to love God and others well
Expose sin and makes us more aware of God's presence
Foster good prayer
Cultivate a sexual relationship that feeds the spiritual life
With provocative discussion questions for couples and small groups, this book will most certainly change you. Because whether it is delightful or difficult, your marriage can become a doorway to a closer union with God.
Also available: Sacred Marriage gift edition, small group video study and study guide, Spanish edition, and more.
About The Author: Gary Thomas is a writer in residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and an adjunct faculty member teaching on spiritual formation at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon and Houston Theological Seminary in Houston, Texas. He is the author of 19 books, including When to Walk Away, Sacred Pathways, Cherish, Sacred Parenting, the award-winning Authentic Faith, and Sacred Marriage – over one million copies sold. He has a master’s degree from Regent College, where he studied under Dr. J.I. Packer, and was awarded an honorary doctorate in divinity from Western Seminary. Gary has spoken in 49 states and 10 different countries. He has appeared numerous times on various national radio and television programs, including CBN, Focus on the Family and Family Life Today.
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