From the Jan/Feb, 2013 issue of Touchstone
marriage An Engaging Proposal by Ryan Messmore


An Engaging Proposal

Lessons on Courtship & Covenantal Marriage from Ancient Israel
by Ryan Messmore

Is there anything in life more worth preparing for than marriage? Marriage has profound implications for individuals, churches, and communities alike. It has the power to make people happier or more miserable than almost anything else in the world. Research shows that healthy marriages correlate with numerous positive outcomes, from higher educational achievement to better physical health to increased levels of prosperity and happiness. Moreover, marriage has deep theological significance: the . . .

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