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Sacred Influence: How God Uses Wives to Shape the Souls of Their Husbands Paperback – March 26, 2007
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About the Author
Gary Thomas is writer-in-residence (and serves on the teaching team) at Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas and author of 18 books that have sold over a million copies worldwide and have been translated into a dozen languages. He and his wife Lisa have been married for 30 years.
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Top Customer Reviews
Although there was a chapter on husbands who are unsaved, it was not adequate. This kind of union has different needs from a christian union and I felt that this book did not provide this different perspective.
Another bad taste that was left in my mouth after all this was that in my readings of so many of the Christian lit on marriage (including this one), men seem to not be held accountable for ungodly behavior as much as women. Despite this very valuable point of view from Mr.Read more ›
My other complaints with the book involve Mr. Thomas's treatment of genders. While I appreciate understanding a man physiologically, I don't want my understanding of my husband to end there. Nor do I want him to understand me only from a biological standpoint (i.e., I am one of 3.5 billion females). Also, I felt like women are held to a much higher standard in this book than men are, and that wives are often held accountable for their husbands' behavior, or at least for aggravating their husbands' bad behavior. I understand that this book was written specifically for women, but the implication seemed to be that wives simply have to bite the bullet, accept that their husbands will never be all that spectacular, and then try to accommodate them in every way. Furthermore, I was actually insulted on men's behalf at times, due to the way that Mr.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I not only liked this book, I LOVED this book!
God uses all sorts of different tools to help us in different areas of life, and this book was literally a marriage saver, for... Read more
I first heard Gary Thomas when he was a guest on a radio program. He spoke so clearly about the influence a wife has on her husband. So I ordered the book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jocelyn
Husbands are worth it! God is their father. Your marriage and your love of your husband and love of God your father are worth building that love to its full potential.Published 1 month ago by Lori Doan
Pastor Thomas is God inspired. Thé book steaks with divine précision .Published 2 months ago by Hailey OGILVIE
This book is another winner by Gary Thomas as it is full of more of his wonderful insights and practical advise. Chapters 10 & 11 on "Taming the Temper" are worth the price alone. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Momto6