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What the Bible Teaches about Marriage

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There is no question that our world today suffers from high divorce rates, rampant sexual promiscuity, and a free and easy attitude to relationships. While we can blame the presence of sin as a reason for this, it does not wholly explain why many Christians seem to struggle with the same sexual and marital problems as the world.

In the belief that this is partly due to the failure of the church to instruct its people about the true nature of redeemed relationships, Anthony Selvaggio takes a thoroughly biblical and immensely practical look at the topics of human sexuality, romance, and marriage, as they are revealed in the Song of Songs. It is his desire that marriages will be restored and enriched as we examine this picture of the divine love of God expressed in the greatest love of all, the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Logos Bible Software edition of this volume is designed to encourage and stimulate your study and understanding of numerous Christian topics. Scripture passages link directly to your English translations and to the original language texts, and important apologetic concepts link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. In addition, you can perform powerful searches by topic and find what other authors, scholars, and theologians have to say about heaven, the trinity, and marriage.

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  • Investigates what the Bible has to say on the topic of marriage
  • Discusses wisdom found in the Song of Songs and how to apply it
  • Aims to help couples who are both already married and those contemplating marriage
  • The First Note: Entering into the Song
  • The Prerequisites of True Love: Maturity
  • The Prerequisites of True Love: Purity
  • The Nature of True Love: Exclusive
  • The Nature of True Love: Enduring
  • The Nature of True Love: Priceless
  • Maintaining True Love: Foster Friendship
  • Maintaining True Love: Complement One Another
  • Maintaining True Love: Compliment One Another
  • Maintaining True Love: A Glorious Reunion
  • The Final Note: Awaiting the Crescendo
Pastor Selvaggio envisions this book being used by pastors for premarital or marriage counseling. Indeed, it is an excellent resource for that purpose. It may also be profitably used in a class or Bible study for couples, or, better yet, in a one-on-one study between fathers and their teenage sons or mothers and their teenage daughters. Recommended.

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  • Title: What the Bible Teaches about Marriage
  • Author: Anthony T. Selvaggio
  • Series: What the Bible Teaches About . . .
  • Publisher: Evangelical Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 233

Rev. Selvaggio was a practicing attorney before entering seminary, and this systematic profession and experience translates nicely to delivering well-planned, thorough, and informative teaching on the New Testament Scriptures and current studies and movements related to them. Professor Selvaggio is an active writer. He released A Proverbs Driven Life: Timeless Wisdom for Your Words, Work, Wealth, and Relationships with Shepherd Press, and recent books with Evangelical Press are The Prophets Speak of Him: Encountering Jesus in the Minor Prophets, What the Bible Teaches About Marriage, and The 24/7 Christian: Practical Help from the Book of James. He also is editor and contributor for The Faith Once Delivered: Celebrating the Legacy of Reformed Systematic Theology and the Westminster Assembly, Essays in Honor of Dr. Wayne R. Spear, released this year. A forthcoming work on Proverbs and another on James are slated for release this fall. In addition, Rev. Selvaggio has published a series of representative articles on “Songs of the Covenant,” in The Reformed Presbyterian Witness, as well as “Preaching Advice From the ‘Sermon’ to the Hebrews,” in Themelios, and “Listening to the Song of Songs,” Reformed Theological Journal.


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