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"Stand For Your Marriage" reminds people of God’s intention for marriage. Marriage vows are a promise “until death do we part.” Scripture teaches us “what God has joined together let no man put asunder.” So why has marriage become disposable? It certainly isn’t the will of God and if it isn’t of God it must be the will of Satan. Ess-Jee Rautenbach stands firm on God’s purpose and offers hope for floundering marriages. All marriages go through rocky periods. However, that does not mean we are released from our vows, responsibilities or commitments. Divorce does not hurt only the husband and wife but their children, grandchildren, parents, siblings, and friends. Rautenbach reminds us that we have a great authority to turn to when our marriage falls apart. Instead we turn to friends, family and the therapist for their advice and comfort.
I am impressed with the message of this book. The plot is based on scripture. I agree with the author’s point of view. I truly believe that God can breathe life back into dry bones. I agree that Christianity is more than a religion; it is a way of life. My concern is abusive situations. If a spouse is abused I do not believe they should continue in that relationship. I like the way the author has left room for the reader to take notes and answer questions; this allows the message to resonate with the reader. We should be listening to our God before we make the commitment of marriage. If we are listening then we will allow Him to guide us toward the marriage he wants for us.
This book is easy to read and understand. The author explains the need to focus on forgiveness and grace. I will take the author's message one step farther. We should be listening to our God before we make the commitment of marriage. If we are listening then we will allow Him to guide us toward the marriage he wants for us. Kudos to the author for standing up for marriage.