This Momentary Marriage

This Momentary Marriage

A Parable of Permanence

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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Reflecting on forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant for all the best reasons. Even in the days when people commonly stayed married "'til death do us part," there has never been a generation whose view of marriage was high enough, says Pastor John Piper. That is all the more true in our casual times ...
Publisher: Escondido : Christianaudio, 2009.
Additional Contributors: Gardner, Grover
Contents: Foreword / by Noël Piper
Introduction: Marriage and martyrdom
Staying married is not mainly about staying in love
Naked and not ashamed
God's showcase of covenant-keeping grace
Forgiving and forbearing
Pursuing conformity to Christ in the covenant
Lionhearted and lamblike : the Christian husband as head : foundations of headship
Lionhearted and lamblike : the Christian husband as head : what does it mean to lead?
The beautiful faith of fearless submission
Single in Christ : a name better than sons and daughters
Singleness, marriage, and the Christian virtue of hospitality
Faith and sex in marriage
Marriage is meant for making children ... disciples of Jesus : how absolute is the duty to procreate?
Marriage is meant for making children ... disciples of Jesus : the conquest of anger in father and child
What God has joined together, let not man separate : the Gospel and the radical new obedience
What God has joined together, let not man separate : the Gospel and the divorced.
Summary: Reflecting on forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant for all the best reasons. Even in the days when people commonly stayed married "'til death do us part," there has never been a generation whose view of marriage was high enough, says Pastor John Piper. That is all the more true in our casual times ...

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