The Act of Marriage: The Beauty of Sexual Love

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Zondervan Publishing House, 1976 - Marriage - 294 pages
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Tim and Beverly LaHaye offer principles, goals, guidelines, charts, and research results to help couples achieve a satifying marital relationship. It is their belief that a frustrating sex life threatens all other areas of married life and an enjoyable sexual relationship is the key to success in everything else.

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As a pastor, I give this book to every young couple whose ceremony I conduct. I have also given it to married couples whom I feel could benefit from such information. I have been using this book for the past forty years and have found it to be one of the best. Read full review

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This is the other book we use for premarital counseling (the first is the Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman). If you're engaged or even already married, we highly recommend it. Read full review


Acknowledgmen ts Introduction
The Sanctity of Sex
What Lovemaking Means to a Man

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Timothy LaHaye was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 27, 1926. He began preaching while working at a summer camp. In 1944, he joined the Army Air Force and was a machine-gunner on bombers in Europe. He received a bachelor's degree from Bob Jones University in 1950, doctor of ministry degree from Western Theological Seminary, and a doctor of literature degree from Liberty University. He served a congregation in Minneapolis until 1956, then became the pastor of the Scott Memorial Baptist Church in El Cajon, California for 25 years. He wrote or helped write over 50 fiction and non-fiction books. He is the co-author of the Left Behind series and the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins. His non-fiction works cover a wide variety of subjects including marriage, family life, depression, homosexuality, anger management, education, and politics. He died days after he had a stroke on July 25, 2016 at the age of 90.

Beverly LaHaye is the best-selling author of (with Terri Blackstock) Seasons Under Heaven, Showers in Season, and Times and Seasons, and of (with her husband, Tim) The Act of Marriage. She is the founder and chairwoman of Concerned Women for America and shares a daily devotional commentary on the nationally syndicated radio show Concerned Women Today. She and her husband live in southern California.

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