This Momentary Marriage Author:John Piper The chasm between the biblical vision of marriage and the common human conception is--and has always been--enormous. Some cultures in history respect the importance and the permanence of marriage more than others. Some, like the twenty-first-century Western world, have such low, casual, take-it-or-leave-it attitudes toward marriage as to make th... more »e biblical vision seem ludicrous to most people.
Marriage is a momentary but glorious gift. It is more than a husband's and wife's love for each other--vastly more. Its meaning is infinitely great: the display of the covenant-keeping love between Jesus and his people. This Momentary Marriage unpacks the biblical vision, its unexpected contours, and its weighty implications for married, single, divorced, and remarried alike.« less