J Allan Petersen, in his preface to the book Before You Marry, writes: No sane person would ever leap blindfolded over an unknown cliff with nothing but a hope that it would prove to be a good decision.No wise person would commit himself to life in a strange land without knowing something about what to expect and the difficulties he would inevitably face.
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.
By the end of each article you should have a clear idea of what the Bible says and what God's will is for Christian sexuality. For it is not by any to be entered into unadvisedly or lightly; but reverently, discreetly, advisedly, soberly, and in the fear of God, duly considering the causes for which matrimony was ordained.
This is what we hear declared by the officiating minister whenever we witness a church wedding. Consult God and pray earnestly before making that serious commitment.
How true the saying, Marry in haste, repent at leisure.
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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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.
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.
She is her husbands equal in the grace or gift of life (I Peter 3:7).