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I Want A New Marriage Series

As we head into the month of February we all know that Valentine’s Day is in that month.  So with that in mind we decided that it was a great time to talk about relationships, marriage, and all that goes with that. Valentine’s Day is really a day that we celebrate the love and relationships we have and it comes only  once a year.  What is sad is that may be for some people the most romantic and awesome day they have in the year which is really pathetic!  With that in mind we are going through a series called  “I Want A New Marriage” what we want people to really see is that the new marriage or relationship that they want is the one that they already have, it just takes some work.  I know that we always hear that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, well that is because someone on the other side of the fence put the work into the yard and that is why it looks the way it does.

I thought that we could start out the month by giving people some tools that they can use when it comes to the relationships in their lives.  But I want you to realize that the tools are only good if you use them.  Here are two books that I have read in the last couple of weeks that I think have great information and practicality in them for relationships.

“Love & War: Finding the marriage that you dreamed of” by John and Stasi Eldredge you can also find the 8 week Devotional for Couples that is great.

“The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted” by Gary Chapman it too has a companion book that you can go through as a couple for Bible Study.

“Love & War” is a great book that walks you through their relationship and all that they struggled with to be where they are today. It is a great read if there are things in your marriage and relationship that are keeping you part.  “The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted” is a great book that will actually give you work to do at the end of each chapter that allows you to put into practice what you are learning, if you are not a big reader then this is the one that you will what to get.  I hope that this is a help to get things rolling in your relationships and marriages.  Even if you are a single person these are great to read because it prepares you to think now about what you will want in your marriage.  If you are a single guy then I would encourage you STRONGLY to read these because it will prepare you to be the husband that I guarantee a lady is looking for in her life.

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