Sacred Influence: How God Uses Wives to Shape the Souls of Their Husbands

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Zondervan, May 26, 2009 - Religion - 256 pages

God calls women to influence and move their husbands in positive ways. Applying the concepts from his bestseller, Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas offers a view through a man’s eyes. Here’s the inside scoop on what men find motivating—with inspiring real-life stories of women who are employing this knowledge to transform their marriages. Sacred Influence doesn’t flinch from difficult marital problems. But by using this faith-focused approach, you’ll see how to help your husband become the man God intends him to be. At the same time, God will shape you to be the woman he designed you to be. God has given godly women a wonderful power to influence and encourage their husbands. What’s the secret? This book will provide challenges, examples, and hope to women who want to love their husbands well and be loved well in return. --Dennis Rainey, President of Family Life


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One of the best books I've read on a wife's place in marriage. It helped me understand myself and my desires for my marriage and how to follow God in a marriage when things get hard. I recommend this to EVERY Christian wife who struggles with their marriage. Read full review

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I read this book over Christmas vacation. It is well written, engaging and a relatively quick read. His points are well made. He is speaking to women and he qualifies this often that he has a separate ... Read full review


Title Page
The Strength of a Godly Woman
The Zarephath Legacy
The Helper
Understanding the Male Mind
Taming the Temper Part 1
The Magic Question
Pure Passion
Affair on the Internet Winning Back the Husband Who Strays
Everlasting Beauty

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Gary Thomas is a writer-in-residence who also serves on the teaching team at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and the author of eighteen books, including the bestselling Sacred Marriage, that have sold more than a million copies worldwide and have been translated into a dozen languages. He and his wife, Lisa, have been married for thirty years.

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