When it comes to marriage, we have to get all the godly wisdom we need in order to sustain and keep it until death do us part with our spouse. Marriage is so sacred that we need to cherish it, protect it and definitely align it with God’s design. So aside from the Bible, here are 5 Christian books on marriage that you may want to grab a copy of from your local bookstore. You’ll never know, this may just be the help that you need or the wisdom that you’ve been looking for.
1. The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
This book has been around since 1995 which means it has helped a lot of couples already. Even up to now, this book is still very helpful as it helps couples discover what is the best way to communicate the language of love of their partner: quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch. You should definitely get hold of this book and take the test to find out what is your love language.
2. Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
What do you want for your marriage? Want some peace? Want to feel close? Want to feel valued? Want to experience marriage the way God intended? Then why not try some Love and Respect. This book will tell you about the crazy cycle too! Want to know more about it? Then go find the book!
3. The Power Of A Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian
This one is for the wives out there and it is crafted to joyfully inspire you to develop a deeper relationship with your husband by utilizing the amazing power of prayer. You will not regret going through this resource as it is packed with practical advice on praying for specific areas of your husband’s life, including his decision-making fears spiritual strength role as father, leader faith and future.
4. The Power Of A Praying Husband by Stormie Omartian
Of course, Omartian made one for the husbands too. In this book, husbands are encouraged to lovingly intercede for their wife in every area of her life, including her priorities emotions motherhood fears sexuality. And don’t worry about the book being authored by a woman. Each chapter features comments from well-known Christian men, biblical wisdom, and prayer ideas.
5. Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage: Unlocking the Secrets to Life, Love and Marriage by Mark Gungor
Whether you admit it or not, figuring out marriage can be funny. This is what Gungor is trying to do–uniquely blending humor and the truth about being married. From the differents ways men and women think to conflicting levels of libido, the book will have you laughing while learning how to achieve the key of marital bliss–and it’s not romance or destiny but work and skill.
Have fun reading your books and let us know how it works for your marriage!