Furthermore, it is for spiritual companionship: Can two walk together, except they be agreed (Amos 3:3). It may be defined as the union of one Christian man to one Christian woman for life.
But my favorite definition is this one: Christian marriage is a total commitment and a total sharing of the total person with another person until death.
Marriage is a permanent relationship as attested by the words of our Lord Jesus, What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder (Matthew 19:6b, Mark 10:9).
It is also intended to be a harmonious partnership: And they twain shall be one flesh (Matthew 19:6a, Mark 10:8a).
Poole click here The Christian Father's Present to His Children by John Angell James click here The Christian Professor by John Angell James click here The Mutual Duties of Husbands & Wives Towards Each Other by Richard Baxter click here The Necessity & Excellence of Family Religion by Samuel Davies click here The Normal Christian Church Life by Watchman Nee click here The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee click here (The Blood of Christ, The Cross of Christ, One Body in christ, The Goal of the Gospel etc.) The Widow Directed to the Widow's God by John Angell James click here The Young Man Leaving Home by John Angell James click here _____________________________________________________________________ SEX, GOD, & MARRIAGE BY J. ARNONLD click here SEX, GOD, & MARRIAGE STUDY GUIDE BY J. ARNOLD click here ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ God wants a sexually pure church and His instructions on sex in the Bible are sanity saving and life-giving. Masturbation click here ____________________________________________________________________ BIBLICAL PRE-MARITAL COUNSELLING Introduction Counseling by itself and by its very nature is a Christian concept because our Lord Jesus Christ Himself is Counselor, and so His Word, the Bible, becomes the source of His counsel.
There are twenty articles giving a biblical Christian perspective on topics such as love, singleness, dating, homosexuality, same sex marriages, cloning, forgiveness in marriage, adultery of the heart, infertility, pornography, abortion, sex before marriage, prostitution, sexually transmitted disease, marrying an unbeliever and masturbation. It is imperative that in pre-marital counseling, the human counselor should look to Him and His Word for instruction.
Gods blueprint for marriage involves Leaving, Cleaving and Becoming One Flesh.
The husband and wife relationship is the closest, the most intimate of all human relationships for it is likened to the relationship between Christ and the Church (Ephesians -33).
They feel their marriage will somehow be happier than most marriages they have observed. It is no surprise then that the highest incidence of divorce is found in the below-25 age group...
Wives under 20 are involved in almost half of all divorces recorded yearly.
Sometimes when we look at all the pain and hurt in the world, it seems like God doesn’t care about what we’re going through.
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There is a certain lack of illustration or stories and its pretty much a "just the facts " approach. And yet too often many couples have entered this sacred institution, marriage, without due consideration of its seriousness.