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Marriage as God Intended it to Be

Jethro Ekuta

Marriage as God Intended it to Be

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by ACW Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Life - Love & Marriage,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Marriage & Family,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12214931M
    ISBN 101892525429
    ISBN 109781892525420


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Marriage as God Intended it to Be by Jethro Ekuta Download PDF EPUB FB2

It has a peace pact and a very constructive way of dealing with conflict. This is a must-have book for those who are in a relationship, engaged, or married.

There is so much to be learnt from this book for both believers and non believers. I could not recommend this book more highly.5/5(12).

Marriage as God Intended it to Be Paperback – J by Jethro Ekuta (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jethro Ekuta. Marriage As God Intended book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. loved it, I got it from a friend and it changed my perception on marriage and how to relate it to God.

flag Like see review. John Njoroge rated it really liked it Ruth rated it liked it /5. Synopsis. Selwyn has counselled married couples for over forty years. He blends blending biblical principles and practical suggestions on how to let God keep your marriage at its best, including: the way to better communication, how to handle conflict, how to cope with extra-marital attraction, who is the head of the house, parents and in-laws, 5/5(8).

God intended marriage to be one of the greatest gifts on this side of Heaven. In Marriage God’s Way, whether you are preparing for your wedding, newlyweds, or marriage veterans, you will learn the Recipe for a Healthy, Joyful, Christ-Centered Relationship.

One of the most explicit passages of Scripture that outlines God's standard for marriage is Ephesians Wives often bear the brunt of that section, but the majority of the passage deals with the husband's attitude toward and responsibilities for his wife.

God blessed the marriage relationship from the beginning (Genesis ), and He clearly intended it to be one of mutual trust in and faithfulness to one another. As companions on the way of life, husband and wife can work together as a team, and learn to love one another more and more, so they can grow together in everything that is good.

Being able to fulfill God’s intended pattern and purpose for marriage should motivate wise women to develop Christlike character. My husband made a good point: “God intended for the marriage relationship to be the hallmark of the Christian home.

The love relationship between husband and wife should provide the clearest picture of Christ’s. “We have to stop asking of marriage what God never designed it to give — perfect happiness, conflict-free living, and idolatrous obsession,” Thomas explains.

Instead, he says, we can appreciate what God designed marriage to provide: partnership, spiritual intimacy and the ability to pursue God — together. More Than Marriage: Love as God Intended A small but powerful book about the meaning and value of love between a man and a woman.

It explains in plain language the intention of creating love as God intended through the blessing of marriage. By understanding the nature of God’s love, we can unfold our own true potential in loving relationships.

Fantastic book about marriage & family issues according to God's design. Solid exegesis giving the biblical basis for the topics discussed & covers many of the difficult issues that many books gloss over or leave out entirely. I have made this the book for my pre-marriage & marriage counseling sessions/5.

Ezekiel - “Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness. I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine,” declares the Lord God.

Marriage as God Intended It National governments, our own included, are pandering to the homosexual and lesbian lobbies and bringing forward legislation in an effort to try and allegedly re-define marriage. Great concern has been expressed by politicians, organisations and indeed thousands of ordinary folk like ourselves in an effort to encourage the government.

Sex is one of the biggest somethings of all time in more fabulous ways than most people appreciate. Sex, for good and bad, can be “awe-fully” consequential. As such, it is always provocative and never safe. When Andy Warhol said, “Sex is the biggest nothing of all time,” he was so wrong.

Sex is one of the biggest somethings of all time. We know this because for all of eternity we will live in a new heaven and new earth better than this one, a world in which we will not experience marriage or sex as we do now, but we will have a better and lasting pleasure with God (Matthew ; Psalm 16; Isaiah ; Revelation 21–22).

To the Married. Trust God when intimacy is absent. Marriage exists to magnify the truth and worth and beauty and greatness of God; God does not exist to magnify marriage.

Until this order is vivid and valued — until it is seen and savored — marriage will not be experienced as a revelation of God's glory but as a rival of God. Genesis The Bible teaches Adam and Eve, as husband and wife, were created in the image of God and, therefore, were meant to bear God’s image—to be in his likeness.

Marriage was meant to model and display God’s glory to all of creation. In what ways is the image of God reflected in the marriage union. Marriage from the beginning was designed to be between one man and one woman, and the two of them could produce and raise children as God intended.

Through the words of Jesus Christ and the apostles, we can see that God’s perspective of marriage as a loving, monogamous relationship between one man and one woman has not changed. Hot, Holy, and Humorous is a great resource for wives who desire to learn more about sex within the covenant of marriage.

This book is for a mature audience, packed full of knowledge and inspiration, equipping wives to embrace this intimate part of marriage that God designed.".Brand: Broadstreet Publishing Group.

However, in the marriage relationship, it is the most intimate expression of love between a man and woman and designed by God to fulfill our need for expressing and receiving love and affection.

(5) In fact, an entire book in the Bible is dedicated to this expression of physical love. God started his building of a community on the earth with a marriage, and when the marriage does not work correctly everything else becomes distorted.

The perfect model for a wife to emulate is the Lord’s submission (cf. 1 Cor. In essence the Bible is telling us “You are holy, so be holy”. In the same way, the Bible tells couples in marriage “You are one flesh, so be one flesh”.

In the next section I will talk about how we can practically make our marriage a true “one flesh” relationship as God desires it to be. God uses marriage for reproduction. Genesis “ God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply.

Fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and every creature that moves on the ground.” Real Christians wait until marriage.

Marriage is to fulfill our sexual needs. Thoughtfulness, gratitude, and concern for one another must be ever present in a marriage. Perhaps the following practical rules for a happy married life will make marriage the life long union that God intended it to be (Eph. ; 1 Peter ). ~ Never both be angry at once.

~ Never talk at one another. not, and is not, a part of God’s original plan for marriage. From the beginning, God intended for a man and his wife to be married for a lifetime.

Jesus’ first response to the Pharisees’ question forcefully emphasized that divorce is not included in God’s plan. “What God has joined together, let no man separate.”File Size: KB. God's ideal is under attack, as within the wider society there is a weakening of the resolve to uphold marriage as God intended it.

The God-ward dimension concerning marriage has largely disappeared from society. It seems to be evident that even within the heterosexual population there is a decline in marriage, and there also seems to be a.

Start studying theology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Due to nature of marriage, with its values and purposes, each marriage has an effect on.

One of the most complex books in the old testament symbolizes god's love and is known as. Most couples have no idea of what God intended marriage to be, so they settle for the same substandard relations that they see others experiencing.

They think conflict is just a part of marriage; and a couple that simply coexists without outward battles is considered to be an ideal couple, although that couple may have a cold war raging. Marriage was not designed to make you happy, satisfied, or whole.

If you go into it for any of the aforementioned reasons, you’re in for a rude awakening. Some of my friends asked me to expound, so I guess I’ll take a stab at it here. First let me preface this post by saying that I in no way claim to be an expert on marriage.5/5(4).

From the earliest days of the Christian faith, Christians have honored marriage, or holy matrimony, as a divinely blessed, lifelong, monogamous union, between a man and a woman.

According to the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer (), reflecting the traditional view, "Christian marriage is a solemn and public covenant between a man and a woman in the presence of God," "intended by God. In other words, what Paul is saying is that sex in marriage manifests a special gift of God.

Marriage itself is a gift from God, just as singleness is, and some have one gift and some another, but both express some unique quality about God himself that is intended. The biblical book Song of Solomon both provides practical help for marriages and symbolizes Christ's love relationship with the church, Baptist seminary professors say.

The Family As God Intended. By Bernie Parsons. Presented to the Load, KY, church of Christ on In this study of family, we will consider different relationships and responsibilities among family members.

The most basic unit of the family comes from marriage. Husbands and Wives. Below is a reference to Genesis In Joe's book, Oneness - Marriage The Way God Intended!, he shares his personal story about the Oneness he and Marion, his wife, shared until death did they part. Marion's untimely bout with cancer and subsequent death brought Joe to his knees, not in grief, but in a spirit of thanksgiving to God for the Oneness he had shared with her.

This is not how God intended marriage to be, God’s word lays out direction for the husband’s role in marriage. “For the husband is the [ ] Marriage, Adultery and a Christian Worldview – iHeartSeven says.

Clearly, love and marriage—as representative of God's relationship with His people—is also a theme of the book of Ruth. Boaz, picturing Christ, marries Ruth, who represents the Church. He is the husbandman who protects, provides for and cares for his bride.

Finally, another overarching theme of the book is clearly that of the kinsman-redeemer. Book Review. For some time now I’ve been recommending Girgis, George, and Anderson’s What Is Marriage as the best available explanation for why marriage is for a man and a woman.

It’s still on my list, but from this point on, for Christian readers in particular, I have another recommendation to make ahead of that one: Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet’s excellent new book.

Marriage as God Intended published September 8, by Pat Bagley This spiritual book on marriage guides the reader through scriptures that describe how God intended for marriage to fulfill mankind in their life on earth.

Experience Intimacy as God Intended, by - Christian Marriage advice and help. Find biblical, helpful Christian resources relating to marriage at !. In the language of the Prayer Book, marriages are intended  by God to endure ‘till death us do part.’ In this country, however, a very large number of marriages end not in death, but in divorce.

According to the most recent figures, 42% .But I'm not talking about that kind of marriage. I'm talking about marriage as God intended it to be. Then, the physical relationship, the psychological, and the spiritual relationship between a husband and a wife are but an illustration of the greater spiritual relationship of .