As a single woman who has never had a relationship, it's hard to read books that talk about the relationship aspect and not enough about the single aspect. This book has some beautiful chapters on how romantic love should be 'sacrificial', ie thinking more of the needs of the other person than of oneself, like Christ's love for us.
However, the limited understanding of forgiveness as simply once and for all, and the misrepresentation of the futility of good works limits the effectiveness of the book.
If you've ever been in a bad relationship, you need this book!
The greatest part was the authors constant focus on the importance a relationship with Christ is before we can have the relationship with others that Christ intended for us to have.
I was really looking forward to a wonderful Christian relationship book, and this is definitely not it. Therefore, by comparison alone, temptation is worthless.
I recommend you read "Going All the Way" by Craig Groeschel. Sin can be very subtle, however, so Jesus advises you to let go of your discipline and appropriate His strength in dealing with fleshly enticements.
After finishing the book I would recommend it to anyone, even if you don't agree with everything he says, it does make you think about a lot of different things.
Graduating from college in search of "Miss Right," he found wedding bliss in his mid-twenties only to watch his wife abandon him six months later.
This unique perspective has helped more than 25,000 singles and young adults grow closer in their relationship to God and others.
Audiences enjoy Rob because he is authentic, biblically-based, witty, and speaks from actual experience.
There is also significant focus on the complications of dating a divorced person (the author himself is divorced and remarried).
The advice on making y This book has some beautiful chapters on how romantic love should be 'sacrificial', ie thinking more of the needs of the other person than of oneself, like Christ's love for us.