Lifelong Love Affair: How to Have a Passionate and Deeply Rewarding Marriage
God created marriage to be the most fulfilling and sacred of all human covenants. It was designed to be passionate and rewarding, to meet our deepest needs and desires. And it was meant to last a lifetime. So how do you build an indestructible marriage filled with passion, purpose, and excitement?
In Lifelong Love Affair, Jimmy Evans shows you and your spouse how to embrace God’s dream for your marriage, cultivate romance and fun, and fulfill each other’s spiritual, emotional, and sexual needs.
In the Logos edition of Lifelong Love Affair, you get easy access to Scripture texts and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Hovering over Scripture references links you instantly to the verse you’re looking for, and with a wealth of other tools from Logos, you can delve into your study like never before.
- Provides a foreword by Les and Leslie Parrott
- Offers practical tools for lasting relationships
- Includes an eight-week study guide
- Great Marriages Don’t Just Happen
- When Love Fails
- A Journey of Surrender
- The Power of Covenant
- God’s Dream for Your Marriage
- Meeting God on the Mountain
- The Language of Love
- Great Marriages Run in Packs
- The Gardener and the Cheerleader
- Your Husband’s Dream Wife
- Your Wife’s Dream Husband
- Two Servants in Agape
- Dynamic Love
- Fearless Love
- Covenantal Love
- The Journey of Love
Praise for the Print Edition
Jimmy Evans has a way of combining Scripture with honest stories about his own marriage to show that no relationship is beyond God's help. Lifelong Love Affair is insightful, moving, challenging, and so entertaining. This book is full of wisdom.
—Dr. Gary Smalley, author, The DNA of Relationships and I Promise
God has a plan for your marriage, and it includes passion, romance, fun, and (shh!) a fulfilling sex life. Jimmy Evans is a leading voice in making sure husbands and wives are aware of God’s plan for them. If you’re married or even thinking about getting married, read this book. Now.
—Christine Caine, director, Equip and Empower Ministries
Jimmy Evans isn’t just one of the best speakers and authors on marriage, he’s also a close personal friend. I know that what he shares in Lifelong Love Affair comes from his heart and from the incredible insight and revelation he has received from the Lord. Apply these biblical principles, and you’ll have more than a good marriage—you’ll build a strong, lasting marriage, rooted in God’s eternal love.
—Robert Morris, senior pastor, Gateway Church
Wow! Jimmy Evans’s book Lifelong Love Affair had me from the very beginning. As a man who has been married to only one woman for over 20 years, I can identify with the truth that ‘great marriages don’t just happen.’ So if you are ready to learn biblical principles to make your marriage the best it can be, then please start reading. Jimmy’s confidence in God’s plan for your marriage is life-changing and contagious. I am thankful for Jimmy and his wife, Karen, who have devoted their lives to helping all of our marriages grow stronger through such impactful teaching.
—Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor, Free Chapel
Whether speaking from his own experience or relating powerful insights from Scripture, Jimmy Evans provides married couples the tools and inspiration to make their relationship last forever. If you want an indestructible marriage, reading this is step one.
—Chris Hodges, pastor, Church of the Highlands, Birmingham, Alabama
Lifelong Love Affair targets the heart of today’s marriage crisis. As you turn these pages, you will discover why there has been a disconnect between God’s original design for marriage and the unhappy, unfulfilled relationships that mar our world today. Get ready to uncover the treasure that defines one of the most sacred of all human relationships. This is a great tool no matter what season your marriage is presently in.
—John and Lisa Bevere, founders, Messenger International
No one speaks more clearly or passionately on the subject of marriage than Jimmy Evans. If you’re looking for the kind of marriage that’ll weather life’s storms and still excite you decades from now, look no further than this book.
—Dr. Tony Evans, president, The Urban Alternative
- Title: Lifelong Love Affair: How to Have a Passionate and Deeply Rewarding Marriage
- Authors: Jimmy Evans and Frank Martin
- Publisher: Baker
- Publication Date: 2012
- Pages: 240
About the Authors
Jimmy Evans is the cofounder of Marriage Today, a TV program that airs three times weekly on the DayStar Television Network and reaches more than 100 million households in North America. In 1994, he and his wife, Karen, founded Marriage Today Ministries as a way to bring help and healing to hurting couples. They are the authors of the bestselling Marriage on the Rock, and Jimmy is also the author of several other books, including The Keys to Sexual Fulfillment and Seven Secrets of Successful Families. He and Karen are popular speakers whose conferences on marriage and family issues regularly draw huge crowds.
Frank Martin is the author or coauthor of 19 books, including Furious Pursuit and Embracing Eternity. A frequent collaborator, he has written books with such notable personalities as Nicky Cruz, Bill McCartney, Dr. O. S. Hawkins, Wally Armstrong, and Dr. Robert Schuller. He has written articles for numerous magazines, including Marriage Partnership, Discipleship Journal, and Pray!, and has served for the past 15 years as a family commentary writer for Focus on the Family.