Family life: God's view of relationships (Discovery books)

 
9780876804520: Family life: God's view of relationships (Discovery books)

A book with the title Family Life would seem to be pointed to husbands and wives. Not so,say the authors: "All of God's purposes for man, His entire revelation in Christ, are pictured for us in His design for the home. Instructed by the Holy Spirit, we need go not further than our own family to discover all that we need to know of God's will and purpose for our lives." Directing this book specifically to individuals-single as well as married, with or without children-the writers, each in distinctive style and approach, expound the Scriptures to give us *God's view of marriage *God's view of parents and children *God's view of the single person *God's view of relationships They range through both Testaments to discover God's will regarding friendship, love, communication, intimacy, sexuality, authority, submision, discipline, celibacy, loneliness, and a host of related topics that concern individuals in Christ as members of God's family. God reveals Himself clearly to us through His Word, which, in turn, illuminates our relationships in the family situation, they point out. "The family is a picture, a graphic illustration, of God's love-in a sense a living parable... It is in the mysterious and endlessly fascination relationships between the sexes that we can learn if we take off our blinders, what true worship is. It is in the understanding of the role of parents that we begin to discover what true authority is..."

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