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His Rules: God's Practical Road Map for Becoming and Attracting Mr. Or Mrs. Rightby Pamela Toussaint
Synopses & Reviews
Frustrated by All the Advice for Finding Mr. or Mrs. Right?
Some worldly “experts” may sound sexy but don’t offer the spiritual tools you need to address the real-life pains, temptations, and fears associated with the dating experience. Quickie solutions won’t cut it, and neither will a wait-and-see approach. You want God’s views–His rules for becoming and attracting a lifelong mate. This book offers the answers you’ve been seeking.
·Rule 1: Make Sure Your Map Isn’t Upside Down (Get a clue about what real relationships are about, for your own sake!)
·Rule 5: Clean House (If your internal house is dirty, how can you invite folks to come live with you?)
·Rule 6: Put the Kingdom Above the Booty (God’s not getting relationship rules from Sex and the City, so why are you?)
·Rule 11: Stop Looking Back (Crying about what could’ve been keeps you from what can be.)
·Rule 15: Handle the Heat (Learn how to tame the fire, or get out of the kitchen.)
·Plus eleven more rules for avoiding relationship disasters.
Using wit, straight talk, and real-life illustrations, His Rules explores relationship guidelines singles can follow as they seek out lifelong love. These no-nonsense relationship rules will equip you to get closer to God, challenge you to clean up your act in preparation for a mate, and give you the savvy you need to distinguish a godly mate from an imposter.
Because when you commit to following God’s guidance, your relationship will not only work–it will last.
From the Hardcover edition.
Offers Christian singles advice on finding and becoming an ideal spouse by learning to follow God's guidance.
About the Author
Christopher L. Burge leads Chris Burge Ministries, Inc. and has facilitated a dynamic young adult Bible study in New York City for the past 12 years. After stellar academic and athletic performances at Brown University, Chris went on to enjoy a successful career on Wall Street before he heard the call to ministry. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center, where he received three years of biblical and pastoral instruction. Chris administers “tough love and straight talk” to singles young and old, imbuing biblical principles with twenty-first-century pizzazz, which has become his trademark.
Pamela A. Toussaint is the acclaimed coauthor of such books as Mama’s Little Baby, Boys into Men, and I Call You Friend. A popular speaker, she began her career as a magazine editor and has published articles in various Christian and secular magazines. She has also made numerous television appearances and was featured in a one-hour ABC/Lifetime television special. Pamela is a graduate of New York City’s Fordham University, where she earned a B.A. in communications.
Table of Contents
Phase one: get dieseled — Rule 1: make sure your relationship road map isn't upside down — You have been wandering around in this hill country long enough, turn northward (Deut. 2:3) — Rule 2: meet your personal mentor — You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you (Acts 1:8) — Rule 3: know the plan — "I know the good plans I have for you," declares the Lord (Jeremiah 29:11) — Rule 4: practice intimacy now — Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away (Song of Solomon 2:10) — Rule 5: clean house — If anyone cleanses himself ... He will be a vessel for honor (2 Tim. 2:21) — Phase two: get smart — Rule 6: put the kingdom above the booty — The glory of the Lord shall protect you from behind (Isaiah 58:8) — Rule 7: recognize stop and go signs — They tried to go ... but the spirit did not permit them (Acts 6:6) — Rule 8: wait, don't whine — Do not fret-it only causes harm (Psalm 37:8) — Rule 9: pare down your pals — In the multitude of counselors there is safety (Proverbs 11:14) — Rule 10: stop looking back — Do not remember the former things (Isaiah 43:18) — Phase three: get together — Rule 11: test the soil — Other seed fell on good ground and yielded a crop (Mark 4:8) — Rule 12: learn what Mr. or Mrs. Right needs — Study to show thyself approved (2 Tim. 2:15) — Rule 13: watch the wiring — Can two walk together, except they be agreed? (Amos 3:3) — Rule 14: handle the heat — Be ye angry, and sin not (Ephesians 4:26) — Rule 15: listen more, talk less — Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak (James 1:19) — Conclusion: tour the high road — Arise, walk the width of the land, for I give it to you (Gen. 13:17).
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