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Sacred marriage: what if God designed marriage to make us holy more than to make us happy? [electronic resource] / Gary Thomas.

Thomas, Gary (Gary Lee) (Author). Thomas, Gary. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780310292593 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 031029259X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 14 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by the author.
Summary, etc.: Happy is good. 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. This 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 listen without losing the depth that so many listeners 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.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Spouses > Religious life.
Marriage > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Spiritual life > Christianity.

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