Tying the Knot Tighter Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime (Peace & Crotts)

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Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide these reminders through short chapters that couples can read, study, and pray over together.

The authors have broken down nineteen areas of marriage, summing up the Bible's teaching and offering a series of penetrating questions to help readers take inventory of themselves and their marriage. Each section ends with two recommended resources for readers who want to dig deeper in a particular area.

Table of Contents:

Basics

1. Love for the Lord

2. Bible Reading

3. A Person of Prayer

4. Your Family in God’s Family

5. Growing Together

Roles

6. A Loving Leader

7. Wife, Love Your Husband

8. Husbands Leading the Way

9. Biblical Submission, the Wife’s Joy

10. Loving According to Knowledge

11. Respecting Your Husband

12. The Husband Provides for the Home

13. The Wife Sets the Tone in the Home

Responsibilities

14. Communication

15. Facing Trials Together

16. Conflict Resolution

17. Money Matters in marriage

18. Sex

19. Parenting 

 

Authors 

Martha Peace is a biblical counselor and conference speaker, as well as a bestselling author. She lives with her husband, Sanford, in Peachtree City, Georgia.

John Crotts is pastor of Faith Bible Church, Sharpsburg, Georgia, and the author of other books on the family.

 

Endorsement 

“There are many uses—both personal and pastoral—for this practical little book. In the home, for example, it can be adapted easily for family worship. In the church it can serve as a useful resource for counseling, as a tool for a marriage retreat, and more. I value this book, not just because of its biblically sound content, but also because my friendship with the authors convinces me that what they write in this book they also practice in their lives.” — Don Whitney,  The Southern Baptist  Theological Seminary