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The Diamond Marriage

Simon Vibert (Christian Focus, 2005)

Blurb Review

Blurb

This book goes beyond the ‘me' and ‘us' focus of most marriage books and asks the question: ‘why has God gone to such great lengths to create marriage as we know it? and ‘what is its purpose?' Why are many Christians content with a poor understanding of Christian love in marriage? How can joy in marriage be revived? Simon Vibert's biblical perspective on marriage moves us away from dutiful and joyless relationships and turns the marriage vow from ‘till death do us part' into ‘whilst we enjoy life'. Packed with insight, wisdom and wit, Vibert helps us to re-assess our views, provides new light on the same-sex marriage debate, and restores marriage to its rightful status - for us and before God.

Contents

Introduction 

Part 1: Building the Horizontal Relationship between Husband and Wife 
1. Biblical Perspectives on the Relationship 
2. Building Intimacy 

Part 2: Building the Vertical Relationship between Husband, Wife and God 
3. The Marriage Triangle (Eph. 5:21-32) 
4. Working the Angles 

Part 3: Building the Eternal Relationship between Husband, Wife, God and the world 
5. The chief end of marriage 
6. An enacted parable 
7. Putting the Pieces together

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