Lifelong Love Affair: How to Have a Passionate and Deeply Rewarding Marriage

Lifelong Love Affair: How to Have a Passionate and Deeply Rewarding Marriage


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ISBN-13: 9780801014789
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jimmy Evans is the cofounder of Marriage Today, a TV program that airs three times weekly on the DayStar Television Network and reaches more than 100 million households in North America. In 1994 he and his wife, Karen, founded Marriage Today Ministries as a way to bring help and healing to hurting couples. They are the authors of the bestselling Marriage on the Rock, and Jimmy is also the author of several other books, including The Keys to Sexual Fulfillment and Seven Secrets of Successful Families. He and Karen are popular speakers whose conferences on marriage and family issues regularly draw huge crowds. They divide their time between Amarillo and Dallas, Texas. Find out more at

Frank Martin is the author or coauthor of nineteen books, including Furious Pursuit and Embracing Eternity. A frequent collaborator, he has written books with such notable personalities as Nicky Cruz, Bill McCartney, Dr. O. S. Hawkins, Wally Armstrong, and Dr. Robert Schuller. He has written articles for numerous magazines, including Marriage Partnership, Discipleship Journal, and Pray! and has served for the past fifteen years as a family commentary writer for Focus on the Family. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Ruthie, and their two children. For more information, please visit

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Acknowledgments 13

1 Great Marriages Don't Just Happen 15

2 When Love Fails 21

3 A Journey of Surrender 29

4 The Power of Covenant 39

5 God's Dream for Your Marriage 49

6 Meeting God on the Mountain 57

7 The Language of Love 71

8 Great Marriages Run in Packs 87

9 The Gardener and the Cheerleader 95

10 Your Husband's Dream Wife 107

11 Your Wife's Dream Husband 121

12 Two Servants in Agape 137

13 Dynamic Love 149

14 Fearless Love 163

15 Covenantal Love 175

16 The Journey of Love 189

Eight-Week Study Guide for Couples and Small Groups 201

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Lifelong Love Affair: How to Have a Passionate and Deeply Rewarding Marriage 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
KBH2 More than 1 year ago
Lifelong Love Affair is easy to read. Jimmy Evans deals with the steps to have a deep fulfilling marriage. He deals with what a man and woman both need, and how to be fearless in your marriage and know God's vision for your relationship. I loved the chapter on covenant love. Covenant love is a binding commitment of sacrifice and commitment. Marriages that last are covenant based like God’s relationship to us! Lifelong Love Affair is a refreshing book that gives hope for great marriages. This is a book all couples should read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Had the change to experience Jimmy's teachings last weekend at his Lifelong Love Affair simulcast. All I can say is WOW!!! His information on marriage is life-changing. I picked up a copy of his book Lifelong Love Affair at the seminar and I have been able to learn so many new things about how to have a better marriage that will last for a lifetime. Love, love, love this book and author!
SMTEA More than 1 year ago
Lifelong Love Affair is definitely the overall summary of what it takes to make a great marriage. If you are just getting married or have been married forever, there are great tools and reminders to keep the fire burning. I love the honesty that is presented about what real love is and the fact that everyone CAN have this kind of love, a dynamic, fearless and covenantal love. Also, there is a study Guide for small groups that is a great bonus to this book. A definite recommended read for all couples!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago