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One Marriage under God: Building an Everlasting Loveby H. Norman Wright
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Godrs"s Dream for Marriage Can Be Reality! Who still treasures Godrs"s dream for marriage? The institution of marriage has been assaulted with a vengeance, bringing high divorce rates, widespread cohabitation, and a sharp decline in esteem for traditional marriage; but a ray of hope burns steady and bright. By returning to Godrs"s original intent for marriage, we can overcome all of this worldrs"s attacks against it.One Marriage Under God,by bestselling author and educator Dr. H. Norman Wright, unfolds in a fresh way what Godrs"s dream for our marriages really involves, and how to recover it-for good. Couples find hope, healing, and new joy in their God-ordained union. Whatrs"s It Like Being Married to Me? Stepping into someone elsers"s shoes never fails to bring fresh insight. Ever tried on Godrs"s? Bestselling author and educator H. Norman Wright cuts through the cultural confusion and clarifies the institution of marriage as God originally created it-a beautiful, committed, eternal bond. A bond that leaves only one option for anyone whors"s ever saidI do:Make it work, no matter what. But how? Wright considers the temptations and struggles facing todayrs"s couples and offers practical, proven guidance steeped in Godrs"s Word. You and your spouse will discover how to answer the call to be one, meet the challenge to love, and rise to the occasion of sharing your story with others. One Marriage Under Godwill help you see things from Godrs"s perspective. Itrs"s the best thing you will ever do for your marriage. FRONT FLAP: Become a Marriage Keeper Popular culture attacks it and your own doubts can plague it, but Godrs"s original intent for marriage will forever remain. You can honor Him by choosing to preserve, honor, and nurture your own marriage as well as the marriages around you. God is calling forth Marriage Keepers to make a difference in society today. One Marriage Under Godexplores thought-provoking insights: Whether you married the "right" or "wrong" person is entirely up to you. God has a good plan for every marriage. Your marriage needs to be recreated daily. Culturers"s alternatives to marriage are destructive; Godrs"s plan is flawless. Your marriage wonrs"t wait. Begin to build uptodaywhat God first brought together. Story Behind the Book "I have a real connection with this book. I even processed ideas and chapters while I was bass fishing! While that was scary, my hope is that it will disturb readers in a positive way, providing the hope that marriage really can be richly fulfilling. This book is different from the rest because each reader will discover the benefits of marriage done Godrs"s way, be challenged to recreate their marriage according to Scripture, be motivated to apply several marriage change princples, be provided with skills to become a Marriage Keeper, and to take posititve steps to reverse our culturers"s trends toward divorce and living together." -H. Norman Wright
God's Dream for Marriage Can Be Reality!
Who still treasures God's dream for marriage? The institution of marriage has been assaulted with a vengeance, bringing high divorce rates, widespread cohabitation, and a sharp decline in esteem for traditional marriage; but a ray of hope burns steady and bright. By returning to God's original intent for marriage, we can overcome all of this world's attacks against it. One Marriage Under God, by bestselling
About the Author
H. Norman Wright is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist whose private practice spanned thirty-five years. He is currently a research professor of Christian education at the Talbot Graduate School of Theology. Dr. Wright is the author of more than seventy books, including Quiet Times for Couples, Before You Say “I Do,” and Communication: Key to Your Marriage. He has pioneered premarital counseling programs throughout the country, is a certified trauma specialist, and conducts multiple seminars. Dr. Wright and his wife, Joyce, have been married forty-five years.
Table of Contents
Breaking the silence — The script — "Me" or "we"? — The story unfolds — Commitment: the super glue of marriage — We've been fooled — Divorce: not a good alternative — The benefits of marriage: a carefully guarded secret — Your marriage story — What's missing?
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