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God calls women to influence and move their husbands in positive ways. Applying the concepts from his bestseller, Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas offers a view through a mans eyes. Heres the inside scoop on what men find motivatingwith inspiring real-life stories of women who are employing this knowledge to transform their marriages. Sacred Influence doesnt flinch from difficult marital problems. But by using this faith-focused approach, youll see how to help your husband become the man God intends him to be. At the same time, God will shape you to be the woman he designed you to be. God has given godly women a wonderful power to influence and encourage their husbands. Whats the secret? This book will provide challenges, examples, and hope to women who want to love their husbands well and be loved well in return. --Dennis Rainey, President of Family Life
Gary Thomas is a writer in residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and an adjunct faculty member teaching on spiritual formation at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of over a dozen books, including Sacred Marriage, Sacred Pathways, Pure Pleasure, Sacred Parenting, and the Gold Medallion Award-winning Authentic Faith.
--Dennis Rainey, President of Family Life
I was amazed that Gary Thomas had such insight about how a woman thinks and feels! He has similar insight into men. The information he shares is truly profound. I highly recommend this book to every wife.
--Linda Dillow, Author of Creative Counterpart and coauthor of Intimate Issues
Description: If youre sick of all the ways youve tried to bring about change in your marriagethe silent treatment, nagging, one-way discussions, or pleadingits time to set aside those broken methods for a Christ-based approach. This book demonstrates how women can inspire, influence, and help their husbands move in positive directions. Replacing your plan of action with Gods leads to a marital transformation where both partners are moving in sync, the way God intended.
Gary Thomas draws concepts from his bestseller, Sacred Marriage, and outlines practical applications you can start using today. He also shows how marriages were transformed through these methods employed by real-life women.
In these pages, youll also find a fresh perspective to help you understand your husband: the view of the marriage relationship through a mans eyes. Thomas gives you insider information on how men think, feel, and can truly be motivated.
PearlCoastal, NCAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5The ONE person you CAN changeJanuary 30, 2013PearlCoastal, NCAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I read this book over Christmas vacation. It is well written, engaging and a relatively quick read. His points are well made. He is speaking to women and he qualifies this often that he has a separate book for men. I believe his points are Biblical and sound. His advice, if put into practice, would probably get the results a frustrated wife is looking for. Some of his advice is tough. I truly believe there is only ONE person you can change and that is yourself. I would highly recommend this to all, even MEN.
queenieAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5June 27, 2012queenieAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great follow up from "Sacred Marriage" series with the extended teaching.
blessedmomCaliforniaAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Helpful insight on being a better wifeMay 4, 2012blessedmomCaliforniaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Encouraging book. Nice to have a man's perspective on marriage advice for a wife. Eyeopening good stuff.
julesCampbell, OHAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This book is life changing!!!February 10, 2012julesCampbell, OHAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I think this is a must have for every husband and wife. Our class started with Sacred Marriage which has changed us in so many possitve ways!! Sacred Influence is no different!! It is so "deep", but very understandable. The author doesn't sugar coat anything or give us excuses because of our sex. It is SO important that we put God first in everything!! God has to be the center of our hearts (as he says in chapter one) for any of our relationships to grow and be great. Gary Thomas has hit the bullseye with these 2 books!! Our last class had 10 people in it, and our new one has 14!! (which is all wives right now). But we are planning to have one for couples!! Definately can read singly, but how much more helpful it will be if both husband and wife read it!!!!
I cannot say yes enough times to someone wandering if they should get this or not!!!!!!!!
AngieCapitol Heights, MDAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5October 21, 2010AngieCapitol Heights, MDAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Very Good reading and I recommend wives and husbands will become in touch with God for successful marriage. I also recomment that singled men and women should read while dating and before marriage.
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