Closer: Devotions to Draw Couples Together
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Closer: Devotions to Draw Couples Together

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52 devotionals with Scripture verses and engaging stories will inspire quiet talks vital to intimacy in marriage; now in paperback
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Published October 1st 2009 by Bethany House Publishers (first published 2009)
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This book was written with two thoughts in mind. Those that pray together stay together. But we don't always have time to spend an hour with our spouse every day. So the authors came up with a book that can be read every day if you are that couple. But for the rest of us with crazy busy lives can take this book one chapter a week. Every devotional starts out with a Bible verse and story that relates to the topic. It ends with two sections called "Faith Conversations" and "A Step Closer" that giv...more
Devotions to Draw Couples Closer
Jim and Cathy Burns
Bethany House Publishers

Reviewed by Cindy Loven

Today it is hard to connect, with your spouse, with your kids, with your extended family. Everyone is busy, on the go. Appointments, meetings and life rush us around like crazy. Jim and Cathy Burns have given us a Devotional book with fifty two devotions designed to draw couples closer together.

There is no huge list of how to do this devotional, you can work at your own pace, they do sugg...more

Jim and Cathy Burns, married for more than thirty years, tried almost every marriage devotional out there and couldn’t seem to find the time or discipline to continue them.

Determined to make spiritual intimacy and growth a vital part of their relationship while drawing closer together, they came up with a book that couples can work on at their leisure.

They challenge couples to start small and invest 30 minutes a week. The scriptures and devotionals are intentionally kept short, so that couples c...more
Clockstein Lockstein
Closer by Jim & Cathy Burns is a year-long devotional for couples looking to strengthen their marriage. Broken down into 52 easy to read lessons, the authors tackle many of the issues that strain and break marriages in this age when divorce is common and living together before marriage even more so. From finances to kids to sex, the Burns discuss it all in a encouraging and conversational tone. Each lesson has questions at the end for spouses to ask each other to deepen the lesson as well as...more
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Ok, so this book is going to take a year to read through, be patient with me. I will start with a 3 star rating and will share thoughts as we go.
Great book for those who want a stronger Christian marriage. Broken down into short, easily read devotions. Recommended read.
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Jim Burns, Ph.D., President of HomeWord is the host of the HomeWord with Jim Burns daily half-hour, daily one-minute, and weekly half-hour radio programs. His passion is communicating to adults and young people practical truths to help them live out their Christian lives.

Jim is the author of many resources including his latest books The Purity Code: God’s Plan for Sex and Your Body, Teaching Your...more
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