becoming the couple God wants you to be
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To understand why marriages struggle - as they all do - we need to understand the nature of our sin. To make marriages work, we need to understand how to apply the truth about God and His salvation.
This study guide on Christian marriage focuses on how the Gospel shapes the practical realities of everyday life. Author Tim Chester lifts the lid on many of the common pressure points that modern couples face, and shows how a proper understanding of the Gospel can shape a response.
Gospel-Centred Marriage by Tim Chester was published by The Good Book Company in September 2011 and is our 17503rd best seller. The ISBN for Gospel-Centred Marriage is 9781907377808.
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Gospel-centred MarriageAlan Hill, via The Good Book Stall
This book has an excellent theme running through it. Just as our life should be Christ-centred so should our marriages. Tim Chester brings out well the purpose of marriage (companionship) and the key Biblical principles (sacrifice and submission). He also shows that all marriage relationship problems are problems of the heart.
However the book places too much emphasis on sex, even talking about the duty to have good sex. The book begins with the subject and devotes a third of book to the subject. Some will find his language too graphic.
This book also leaves much unsaid. He does not devote space to the importance of the spiritual life that is the need to pray together, worship together and serve the Lord. He misses out completely the issues that older couples may face such as ill health and aging.
In conclusion although the book has many good points it left me unsatisfied. Maybe the best people to write books on marriage are elderly Christians who have a wide experience of married life.
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|Page last updated||22nd February 2017|
|Author / Artist||Tim Chester|
|Publisher||The Good Book Company (September 2011)|