Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage

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  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: Lift Every Voice
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You can't build a house without a blueprint, and you can't build a loving, happy marriage without knowing what marriage is for and what it should look like-from God's perspective. In Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage, pastor and marriage counselor James Ford explains the seven biblical purposes God has for marriage:

Author Biography

JAMES FORD has been the Senior Pastor at Christ Bible Church (formerly South Shore Baptist Church), located on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, since 1982. Pastor Ford is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and is currently completing his Master's degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He serves on the Alumni Board of Moody Bible Institute and is President of Impact Ministries.  Pastor Ford is a contributor in the book Heart For the City and has also authored When A Man Loves A Woman.  He and his wife, Leslie, have three children and six grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Prologuep. 11
Introductionp. 15
The Pattern of the Trinityp. 25
Reveals a Spiritual Reality
A Partnership in Godp. 49
Recognizes a Spiritual Role
The Perfecting Reasonp. 81
Reinforces a Spiritual Reception
The Procreation Reasonp. 117
Fulfills a Spiritual Requirement
The Pleasure Reasonp. 159
Provides a Spiritual Romance
The Reason for Purityp. 181
Facilitates a Spiritual Responsibility
A Picture of Christ and His Churchp. 201
Produces a Spiritual Reflection
Afterwordp. 227
Appendix: The Erosion of Marriagep. 229
Acknowledgmentsp. 235
Notesp. 237
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