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Publication Date: 1986
Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (inches)
Series: Jay Adams Library
Love Must Be Tough: New Hope for Marriages in CrisisDr. James DobsonTyndale House / 2007 / Trade Paperback$9.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 39 Reviews
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"Counselors unanimously find that marriage and family problems outnumber all other counseling problems combined. For that reason alone, counselors should want to learn all they can about marriage counseling." Jay Adams This book will help counselors understand and deal with the typical problems that arise in a marriage. The approach is to offer not merely solutions, but biblical solutions. Chapter by chapter, each problem that is brought into focus is addressed by Scripture, and a solution arising from Scripture is developed. Unless one understands what a biblical marriage is supposed to be, it is difficult to solve marriage problems. For that reason, Dr. Adams spends the first few chapters developing a biblical model. Then he treats many of the specific kinds of problems that typically arise: life patterns, priorities, children, sex roles, in-laws, and so forth. This is a book that belongs on every pastors and every counselors shelf.
Jay E. Adams (PhD, University of Missouri) is a former director of advanced studies and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, as well as a retired pastor. He has written over fifty books on pastoral ministry, preaching, counseling, Bible study, and Christian living. His books include Competent to Counsel, The Christian Counselors Manual, and Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible.
Linda SwaffordHouston, TexasAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5The Best to help MarriagesApril 16, 2011Linda SwaffordHouston, TexasAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5As a Biblical Counselor I use this book a great deal, Jay Adams is the best at Biblical Counseling and knows how to apply the Word of God to the situation. Get it, read it and apply it, you will help you and your friends in tough marriage situations.
Donovan5 Stars Out Of 5February 5, 2010DonovanFantastic book for anyone who is married or getting married or knows someone who is married or getting married. Sound biblical exegesis and application. Read it!