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The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God | [Timothy Keller]

The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God

Few subjects are as compelling-or as endlessly variable-as love and marriage. The Bible is filled with references to husbands and wives, from the story of Adam and Eve to advice in the New Testament, each open to interpretation. In The Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller, pastor of New York's Redeemer Presbyterian Church and bestselling author of The Reason for God, uses the scriptures as his guide to show readers what God's call to marriage is, and why this is such a powerful call.
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Based on his most popular sermon series, New York Times best-selling author Timothy Keller delivers an extraordinarily insightful look at the keys to happiness in marriage.

Few subjects are as compelling-or as endlessly variable-as love and marriage. The Bible is filled with references to husbands and wives, from the story of Adam and Eve to advice in the New Testament, each open to interpretation.

In The Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller, pastor of New York's Redeemer Presbyterian Church and bestselling author of The Reason for God, uses the scriptures as his guide to show readers what God's call to marriage is, and why this is such a powerful call. He talks in frank terms about the difficulties that couples have and how they can best work them out while keeping their faith in God intact.

The Meaning of Marriage showcases Keller's vast understanding of the Bible and how it can not only be relevant to relationships today but also form the foundation of a modern, healthy, loving, and long- lasting marriage.

©2011 Timothy Keller (P)2011 Penguin

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    "Very Good. I learned quite a bit about what marriage should really look like."

    I would recommend this book to any single thinking about marriage. It's a great place to start.

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    "Must read for everyone seeking a relationship"

    Great educational and practical book for men and women to become the great person they were designed to be, while drawing closer to God and his/her partner. Great practical principles to apply everyday and form into habits.

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    Anthony 06-08-15
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    "Keller is awesome!"

    I love this book! It really brings clarity on the importance of our Covenantal relationship with our spouse and the importance of selfless, sacrificial love! Thanks!

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    "Great insights"

    There is a lot of good information that is conveyed and shared. Many times it made me stop to look at my belief I was raised with verses what the bible teaches.

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    "Another Keller Classic"

    Tim Keller's understand and dissection of Scripture to illuminate truths on a certain subject (in this case, marriage), is amazing. This book would be great for singles, new couples and those who have been married for years. Exceptional.

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    "Best book on marriage I've read so far"

    Most books take old themes and add a different point of view. This book takes an old theme marriage and teaches applicable truth and new thinking I sync with today's culture giving one new and practical application. Well done!

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    "Thoughtful, biblical & down to earth"

    A thorough examination of what it means to be married & stayed married by God's grace. Very encouraging for married or singles.

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    "A beautiful and compelling vision of marriage"

    One of the best books I have read on the subject of marriage. Well reasoned. Clear, yet profound. It will challenge you and encourage you at the same time. I am thankful for having read this book. It has given me a greater vision for my own marriage.

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    Lots of wisdom on marriage for those of us who are single again. Was able to gain deep insight on God's view of oneness and what is required of each to make oneness happend.

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    great book with a great point of view .

    must read for all serious couples .

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