God has blessed Joel and Mary Beeke with a wonderful marriage. God has also given them the opportunity to counsel many people in troubled marriages as well as to provide premarital counseling to scores of engaged couples. In this booklet, the Beekes share ten principles they emphasize in their counseling. Perhaps you and your spouse are due for a checkup in your relationship. If so, carefully consider the important marks of a God-glorifying marriage found in this booklet. Strive to put these things into practice, and your marriage will be better for it!
Joel R. Beeke is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He has been married to his wife Mary Beeke since 1989. They are blessed with three children and two grandchildren, and serve as a pastor and pastor's wife of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“Beautiful and timely counsel from a beautiful couple whose marriage I’ve witnessed close up for almost three decades. We need all the help we can get to keep our marriages sweet and Jesus-like, and it doesn’t get much better than this booklet.”
—Derek W. H. Thomas, senior minister, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina
“In reading this booklet I discovered that I needed all it said—that is, its happy and wise basics about daily living with one I love the most. I believe that I received renewal, joyful energy, and stirring resolutions as these good and pure words washed and strengthened me, and I blessed God for them.”
—Geoff Thomas served for fifty years as pastor of Alfred Place Baptist Church in Aberystwyth, Wales.