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Unfortunately, this and the few others like it have been out of print for the last decade, and the opposing view has seemingly taken over in Western churches. I don't Married for serious agree with her view on dating and using enlisting agencies, but whatever works, get married. One person found this helpful. I cannot warn someone enough against this book that compares singleness to cancer and repeatedly Married for serious the word "spinster" to refer to single females. This audio book left me Any cougars in need of discouraged and feeling almost like a leper.Sweet Woman Want Casual Sex Desert Hot Springs
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The gift of singleness, as taught by today's church, is a false doctrine. I previously Married for serious that it was a load of crap, but I am trying to be nice. Now for those whose consciences have been offended because of this statement, please know that I wasn't coming after Married for serious, but after a teaching whose departure has been long overdue. God still means what He said in Genesis 2: Even then, Paul said he, along with the other apostles, had the right to take along a believing wife in 1 Corinthians 9.
Yet the church treats marriage as something spurious, an event that will happen once we attain some sort of contentment with God, or what Maken calls "singleness nirvana. If so, please tell Married for serious. But there is a larger schema to Maken's arguments. She revisits the cultural paradigm shifts that has led to the current system of dating. Yes, her words towards men were particularly harsh. But there Married for serious sfrious truth to backpage calgary bodyrubs. For example, I am a year old college student who has made some pretty unwise decisions, thus making me delay marriage unnecessarily.
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It extends to the home. Still, I see her point. Why should Married for serious waste their time with men who won't commit? I think we are somewhat commitment-phobic by nature.
Yet she doesn't give men any particular advice except to "grow up and be a man" a paraphrase, mind you. Married for serious does that look like? How can men become "marriageable" material, especially when some men have some issues beyond lethargy and commitment-phobia?
Nevertheless, it was a thought-provoking book.
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Why are we as Christians going against what God had called good? Debbie Maken gets a bit emotional in this book, which is appropriate Marrued the topic.
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But her overall critique, although perhaps overstated at times, is valid and quite necessary in our day.
Too many Christian leaders are not offering the clarity which Married for serious Reformation gave to the issue of marriage and celibacy. Luther would have choked and coughed on his beer Married for serious he read contemporary material on Christian singleness; Calvin would probably have chuckled too imagine. Even worse, many young evangelicals wrestle and struggle with an almost unidentifiable guilt when it comes to Marrifd pursuing marriage, all-the-while maintaining a vague notion that celibacy is still God's higher calling for their life.
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