This Momentary Marriage Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from This Momentary Marriage
“This covenant-keeping love reached its climax in the death of Christ for his church, his bride. That death was the ultimate expression of grace, which is the ultimate expression of God’s glory, which is of infinite value.”
“The greatness and glory of marriage is beyond our ability to think or feel without divine revelation and without the illumining and awakening work of the Holy Spirit.”
“Headship is the divine calling of a husband to take primary responsibility for Christ-like, servant leadership, protection, and provision in the home.”
“God joins a husband a wife into a one-flesh union.God does that. The world does not know this. Which is one of the reasons marriage is treated so casually.”
“Some [cultures], like our own, have such low, casual, take-it-or-leave-it attitude towards marriage as to make the biblical vision seem ludicrous to other people.”
“Crass materialism sustains very few marriages. The vestiges of God’s vision for marriage remain. They may be distorted and nameless, but they still remain. God’s common grace grants many cut flowers to flourish for a lifetime.”
“Marriage is not mainly about being or staying in love. It’s mainly about telling the truth with our lives.”
“Being united to Christ by faith is a greater source of marital success than perfect sex and double-income prosperity.”
“Knowing Christ is more important than making a living. Treasuring Christ is more important than bearing children.”
“All of us, married and single, are supposed to live hour by hour by the forgiving, justifying, all-supplying grace of God and then bend it out to all the others in our lives.”
“Marriage is patterned after Christ’s covenant relationship to his redeemed people, the church.”
“The most foundational thing we can say about marriage is that it is God’s doing.
“Jesus says that all of life, not just marriage, is a showcase of God’s glory.”
“The world cannot know what marriage is without learning it from God.”
“The beauty of the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his church shines brightest when nothing but Christ can sustain it.”
“Marriage is not mainly about prospering economically; it is mainly about displaying the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his church.”
″[Marriage is] about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way he relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel.”
“The natural man does not have the capacities to see or receive or feel the wonder of what God has designed for marriage to be.”
“Most foundationally, marriage is the doing of God. And ultimately, marriage is the display of God.”
“When a couple speaks their vows, it is not a man, or a woman, or a pastor, or a parent who is the main actor - the main doer. God is.”
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