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When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage by Dave Harvey
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“Mercy sweetens marriage. Where it is absent, two people flog one another over everything from failure to fix the faucet to phone bills. But where it is present, marriage grows sweeter and more delightful, even in the face of challenges, setbacks, and the persistent effects of our remaining sin.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Today matters because tomorrow can’t be assumed”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
tags: life
“What we believe about God determines the quality of our marriage.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Human sin is stubborn,” says Cornelius Plantinga, “but not as stubborn as the grace of God and not half so persistent, not half so ready to suffer to win its way.”3 Stubborn, persistent, unrelenting grace that changes us. Now that’s good news indeed.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“What a person believes about God determines what he or she thinks about how we got here, what our ultimate meaning is, and what happens after we die. So essentially our worldview, our perspective on life, is determined by our perspective on God.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Maybe you are beginning to sense that if your experience of sin is not all that bitter, and your experience of marriage not all that sweet, maybe your theology is not all that it should be.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Marriage is the union of two people who arrive toting the luggage of life. And that luggage always contains sin.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Bitterness differs from unbelief merely in the intensity and depth—in the degree—of its rebellion. As my friend Andy Farmer has pointed out, the two are distinguished simply by the difference between can’t and won’t. Unbelief says, “I can’t do this,” while bitterness says, “I won’t do this.” Unbelief tells a spouse, “You can’t change,” and bitterness declares, “You won’t change.” Unbelief claims, “God can’t affect what I like and dislike”; while bitterness says, “God won’t affect them.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Sin is wrong, not because of what it does to me, or my spouse, or child, or neighbor, but because it is an act of rebellion against the infinitely holy and majestic God.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
tags: god, holy, sin
“But once I find 1 Timothy 1:15–16 trustworthy—once I can embrace it with full acceptance—once I know that I am indeed the worst of sinners, then my spouse is no longer my biggest problem: I am.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Hasta que el pecado sepa amargo, el matrimonio no podrá ser dulce.”
Dave Harvey, Cuando Pecadores Dicen, "Acepto"
“Pero, a diferencia de un timador quien sólo quiere privarnos de nuestro dinero, el pecado nos quiere separar de Dios mismo. A través de sus mentiras, el pecado nos presiona a adoptar una perspectiva falsa de nuestra relación con Dios.”
Dave Harvey, Cuando Pecadores Dicen, "Acepto"
“Do you know God as a God of mercy? Do you see your spouse as God sees him or her—through eyes of mercy? If your answer to either question is no, it is unlikely that your marriage is sweet. Mercy sweetens marriage. Where it is absent, two people flog one another over everything from failure to fix the faucet to phone bills. But where it is present, marriage grows sweeter and more delightful, even in the face of challenges, setbacks, and the persistent effects of our remaining sin.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“Blame-shifting is what I do when I basically know I’m guilty and am just trying to convince myself or someone else that maybe I’m not.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“A great awareness of one’s sinfulness often stands side by side with great joy and confidence in God.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“This whole idea of seeing God, yourself, and your marriage for what they truly are is all about clear, biblical thinking. Locating the source of your marriage problemsinyour marriage is like saying the Battle of Bull Run was caused by some really troubled farmland. The battle was fought on farmland, but its cause lay elsewhere.”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
“C. Sproul: No Christian can avoid theology. Every Christian is a theologian. Perhaps not a theologian in the technical or professional sense, but a theologian nevertheless. The issue for Christians is not whether we are going to be theologians but whether we are going to be good theologians or bad ones.1”
Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage