Everybody Loves Marriage – Reading list

The following is a list of Scriptures to be used in upcoming messages in the Everybody Loves Marriage series. We’d like to encourage you to use these passages in your devotional times. If you are married, read these Scriptures with your spouse each week. If you are not married, read and pray through these passages as you seek God’s best for your life.

May 13-19 — Genesis 2:15-22, Isaiah 54:5-6, Revelation 19:6-10
May 20-26 — Genesis 2:23-25, Malachi 2:13-16
May 27-June 2 — Ephesians 5:33, 1 Corinthians 13
June 3-9 — Ephesians 5:25-32, 1 Peter 3:7
June 10-16 — Ephesians 5:22-24, Proverbs 31:10-31
June 17-23 — Mark 10:2-12, Hosea 1 & 3
June 24-30 — Proverbs 5:15-23, Proverbs 7
July 1-7 — Proverbs 30:7-9, 2 Corinthians 8
July 8-14 — I Corinthians 7:1-5, Song of Solomon 4
July 15-21 — Proverbs 18:22, Ruth 1-4

Some good books on the topic of marriage
Mike will be using the following books, among others in preparation for messages in this series. He recommends all of them. The bolded books he highly recommends.

Overall marriage/theology of marriage
The Intimate Marriage by R. C. Sproul
Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson

The 10 Commandments of Marriage by Ed Young
Fit to Be Tied by Bill and Lynne Hybels
A Marriage Without Regrets by Kay Arthur

Needs of men & women

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
10 Great Dates to Energize your Marriage by David & Claudia Arp
Growing a Spiritually Strong Family by Dennis & Barbara Rainey
The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
The Love List by Les & Leslie Parrott
Love for a Lifetime by James Dobson

For Men
Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God by C. J. Mahaney
The Silence of Adam by Larry Crabb

Sex and the Supremacy of Christ edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor
Sex God by Rob Bell

Love Story
A Promise Kept by Robertson Mcquilken

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