What He Must Be
All parents want their daughters to marry godly young men.
But which qualities, specifically, should they be looking
What will you say when that certain young man sits down in your
living room, sweaty-palmed and tongue-tied, and asks your
permission to marry your daughter? What criteria should he meet
before the two of them join together for life? What He Must Be
. . . If He
The middle chapters of the book were extremely edifying to me personally and Voddies use of external resources and quotes was exceptionally well placed throughout his book.
After reading this book I feel empowered to do what I have known is my calling: to raise godly daughters. Now I have some great ideas about how to extend this calling to preparing my daughters to select a husband who will both offer them great fulfillment and best reflect God's goodness in their own future families.
Baucham realizes his message is as controversial as it is straightforward. Our culture prejudices us to an overly romantic idea regarding marriage. While parents feel freedom to guide and support th ...more
Honestly, as a mommy, I’d rather not think (at all) about the day that any of my four children will approach a conversation on marriage. I’d like to stick my head in the sand and pretend that day is a million years from now.
If you’re honest you’ll agree to feeli ...more
I was greatly encouraged by this book to seek a godly man if/when I near a time when I am seriously considering marriage. Reading it has helped me identify concrete things I should be lookin ...more
Regarding this book: I was rather surprised. I expected a list of what he must be. I walked away with something rather different. If you want a list see "So You Want to Marry My Daughter?". Although I do not agree with the underlying premise of that book (that it is okay to date before engagement). You'll find the way VB describes in this book the reason why our family is strongly opposed to dating.
"Every governor of a family ought to ...more
This is a great resource for fathers who have never seen the courtship process and what it entails. It is also a ...more
I cannot recommend this book enough. I will def ...more
But that didn't take away from how great this book is. In my opinion, this is a must for any young Christian man who has marriage in mind. And young lady--what better what to be on the lookout for a suitable husband then with these truths to back you up. When it comes to marriage, there are some things that a young man simply MUST have.
"The four P's", as Baucham calls it, are something I wi ...more
As a father of 2 girls, it is also a personal challenge that I present the duties of a future selection before my children so that they have Biblical expectations. This also means that I am responsible to grow my daughters to be Biblical wives, help-meets.
Voddie makes the Bib ...more