Tag: Timothy Keller

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Sex And Marriage

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Sex And Marriage

    This is the final chapter review for The Meaning Of Marriage – Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller.  I have really enjoyed this book and the depth that is exposed regarding marriage and singleness according to God’s Word.  I highly recommend that this book be on everyone’s bookshelf! […]

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Singleness And Marriage

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Singleness And Marriage

    Chapter 7 – Singleness and Marriage Why does Timothy Keller address singles in a marriage book? “The answer is that single people cannot live their lives well as singles without a balanced, informed view of marriage.” (192) I agree with Keller on this. So many times people, whether single or married, have a distorted view […]

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Embracing The Other

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Embracing The Other

    Chapter 6 – Embracing The Other This chapter is written by Kathy Keller, TImothy’s wife.  She graciously addresses the often times controversial issue of gender roles in marriage. She begins by stating, “..the differences between men and women will become an unavoidable issue in every marriage.” (170) Every husband and wife enters marriage with some […]

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Loving The Stranger

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – Loving The Stranger

    Chapter Five – Loving The Stranger Do we all marry strangers? I believe love for another is the main motivator in people willing to commit a life long union in marriage.  However, marriage has its way of revealing more about a person in depth. The question “Did I marry a total stranger?” may cross one’s mind […]

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – The Mission Of Marriage

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – The Mission Of Marriage

    Chapter Four – The Mission Of Marriage The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” – Genesis 2:18 The Bible begins by acknowledging that marriage is a friendship.  The entire world had just been created, a marvelous wonder of epic creativity, […]

  • The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – The Essence Of Marriage

    The Meaning Of Marriage By Timothy Keller – The Essence Of Marriage

    Chapter 3 Review – The Essence Of Marriage Essence: The most important ingredient; the crucial element. (thefreedictionary.com) Keller explains in this chapter that the most important ingredient in marriage is love.  However, not just passionate, emotional feelings of love, but the commitment and covenant of love derived through actions.   He states on page 78: “But […]