by United Church of Canada, Division of Mission in Canada in Toronto .
Written in English
|Statement||[by David Lochhead] ; from the Committee on Christian Faith.|
|Contributions||United Church of Canada. Commission on Christian Faith., United Church of Canada. Division of Mission in Canada.|
|LC Classifications||HQ734 L6|
|The Physical Object|
Excellent book, well argued from scripture and sociologically. Not an easy subject in today's world but it is sensitively done and practical. John Piper enlarges the personal element of marriage into a wider issue of a statement to society of God's love for us no matter what/5(). He aims to lift the church's low view of marriage to something infinitely greater, namely, a vision of Jesus's unswerving allegiance to and affection for his bride. This Momentary Marriage unpacks the biblical vision, its unexpected contours, and its weighty implications for married, single, divorced, and remarried alike/5(6). In This Momentary Marriage John Piper reflects on his forty years of marriage, exhorting couples to keep their covenant as a display of Christ's covenant-keeping love for the church. Hardcover. This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence - eBook () by John Piper/5(6). One Flesh explores the permanence of marriage from a biblical perspective. Over time the commands of Jesus on marriage have been replaced with the traditions of men. In practice, many Christian couples divorce and remarry if their spouse commits adultery or deserts them. Forgiveness is the way of Christ. When one spouse fails, the love of Christ compels the other Pages:
The direct connection between what the Scriptures taught and described about the permanence of marriage, and what the early Christians believed and lived is clearly seen and documented. It was breathtaking in its scope. As for me, my closest associates became Ignatius and Jerome as well as Paul and Barnabas, as there seemed to be less. 15 Must-Read Christian Books for Your Marriage 1. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Thomas. 2. The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian. 3. For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn. 4. The Love Dare by Alex and Stephen. The Christian marriage has two fundamental qualities, permanence (What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder) and unity, i.e. polygyamy and polyandry are prohibited (Let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband)File Size: KB. A highly original contribution to Christian teaching on marriage. A copy should be put into the hands of every couple preparing for lasting and loving wedlock. This book is a treasure in an era when the common perspective on marriage has been more shaped by sitcoms and self-help books than by Scripture.
Financial Support. Please pray for us and consider financially upholding this ministry with your gifts and offerings. TFM Theological Foundations is an independent ministry entirely funded in faith by those who agree with our Biblical teaching and wish to help in furthering the reintroduction of these truths to the church and taking the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. 10 Singleness, Marriage, and the Christian Virtue of Hospitality 11 Faith and Sex in Marriage 12 Marriage Is Meant for Making Children Disciples of Jesus: How Absolute Is the Duty to Procreate? 13 Marriage Is Meant for Making Children Disciples of Jesus: The Conquest of Anger in Father and ChildFile Size: 1MB. The Permanence of Marriage Movement seems different than merely some of our pastors believing in a permanence view of marriage. Since they call themselves a "movement" this means their aim is to spread this view. The likeness between a marriage between a Christian man and his wife and Christ and the Church is an analogical likeness, not a. In essence, a covenant is a contract between two parties that is established before God as a witness, a contract whose permanence is ultimately safeguarded by none other than God himself. In this sense, marriage is a covenant: it is entered into by the husband and the wife before God as a witness.