Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life by Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll

By Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll

Most marriage books think the writer did it correct. so much marriage books slightly point out friendship. so much marriage books use “intimacy” as code for “sex.” this isn't a type of books.

In actual Marriage, Pastor Mark Driscoll and his spouse, Grace, proportion how they've got struggled and the way they've got came across therapeutic in the course of the strength of the single trustworthy resource: the Bible. they suspect friendship is prime to marriage yet tough to keep up. in order that they provide sensible suggestion on tips on how to make your wife your ally – and maintain it that manner. they usually comprehend from adventure that sex-related matters have to be addressed directly.

Five chapters are devoted to answering questions like:
* may still I confess my pre-marital sexual sin to my spouse?
* Is it alright to have a “work spouse”?
* What does the Bible say approximately masturbation and oral sex?

Stunningly sincere and weak, actual Marriage is sort of a own counseling consultation with a pair you can't shock, you can't surprise into silence, who will reply to each query with knowledge, humility, and realism.

If you need to have a lasting, enjoyable marriage you need to learn this e-book. strive against with this ebook. Pray over this booklet. proportion this booklet. And realize how God this publication. percentage this ebook. And realize how God can use it to alter your life.


“If you’re married or plan to be sometime, do your self a want and browse each web page of this book.” —DRS. LES & LESLIE PARROTT Founders of and authors of affection Talk

“Whether engaged, newlywed, or veteran, genuine Marriage will function a useful source. I hugely suggest this book.” —ANDY STANLEY writer of The Grace of God and Senior Pastor, North aspect group Church

"One of my maximum issues is that tradition goes to repeatedly outline and redefine what marriage is and isn't, and the church goes to easily sit down at the sidelines and react instead of trying to truly develop into proactive through expectantly instructing what the Bible has to claim approximately it.  That is why i'm so grateful that Mark and style Driscoll wrote this booklet.  Their method of marriage, its merits and demanding situations are obvious and hard and that i in truth think that each married couple who will paintings via what they lead us via during this booklet won't simply in simple terms have a wedding that survives during this international yet really flourishes in it." — PERRY NOBLE Senior Pastor, NewSpring Church

"Our due to Mark and style Driscoll who've served this iteration good by means of tastefully yet boldly addressing the true concerns dealing with actual marriages. Taking the unchanging fact of God’s be aware and sprinkling in is the tale of God’s mercy of their personal marriage they've got crammed each bankruptcy with genuine helpfulness. This ebook is robust, biblical, sensible and therapeutic for marriages that harm. My spouse and our grownup kids learn it to nice profit." — DR. JAMES MACDONALD Senior Pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and Bible instructor for stroll within the Word

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