Couple Must Read

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I highly recommend this book. A Lifelong Love by Gary Thomas is an absolute must read!

My husband and I are reading this book in our couples bible study.  This is a super book for people in a relationship to read, wheather they are newlyweds or have been married a really long time.  Gary Thomas just has this way of putting things in perspective. He asks us to stop comparing ourselves and our marriages to the marriages we see in others, or on social media. He shares ways for us to deepen our intimacy levels. He encourages us to see where our choices are hurting our spouse, or undermining our relationship.  Most of all, he gives us what we need to restructure or rebuild our marriages so you can turn it into something that you cherish…even if it is not perfect right now.

It is a great tool that every married couple should have in their toolbox. I honestly wish someone had given me this book when I got married over 20 years ago. The conversations my husband and I have been having while going through this book have been wonderful. One of our favorite lessons was thinking of each other as marrying God’s child. God is our Father-in-law. Would we then treat each other the same way we do now? Would we show more grace? Would we love harder?

I want to say so much that I have learned but I don’t want to take away from you getting this book and blessing your marriage as much as mine has been.

This is a fabulous, marriage blessing book.

6afda28b-45ec-4ac8-8997-70f3a05de909God has set you free.

I challenge you to claim this truth today.  In a world ridden with hatred and lies, I want to remind you that those chains have been SEVERED.  You are not a word someone has called you,  your worth is NOT determined by your weight, the color of your skin or the zip code you live in. You are not bound to your anger, fear, inadequacy, stress or sadness you feel.  The God of the Bible, His son, BROKE those chains.  He broke YOUR CHAINS because He loves YOU so immensely!!  There is not one thinkg a person on this earth can say or do that can change what your Savior has done for you.  You are His.  Let me say that again with emphasis so you really understand what I am saying.  YOU ARE HIS!! Who cares what anyone else thinks or says?  YOU HAVE BEEN SAVED BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB AND YOU ARE HIS!! Redemption isn’t just a word, praise God it is a gift and no one can take that away from you!!

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrightousness.”  1 John 1:9 NKJV