Piper explains in reflecting on forty years of matrimony: "Most foundationally, marriage is the doing of God. And ultimately, marriage is the display of God. It displays the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his people to the world in a way that no other event or institution does. Marriage, therefore, is not mainly about being in love. It’s mainly about telling the truth with our lives. And staying married is not about staying in love. It is about keeping covenant and putting the glory of Christ’s covenant-keeping love on display.” This Momentary Marriage unpacks the biblical vision, its unexpected contours, and its weighty implications for married, single, divorced, and remarried alike.
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This book has really hit home. (Pun not intended). Every point and application mentioned in this book is brought to particular scripture passages. This book it's all the major areas concerning marriage, divorce, and even being single. This is a must read for anyone...period.
In this book John Piper provides a theological explanation of the purpose of marriage. Instead of telling the dos and don'ts in marriage, he attempts to give a strong foundation of what marriage is and why God intended it. With this solid foundation in place, the dos and don'ts will follow more naturally. Thus, this book is both doctrinal and practical (leaning more towards the former). In doing t... Read more