When Love and Submission Ignite
By Apostle Ken O. Griffith
when i saw this book listed on the bookcrash site, i thought it sounded super interesting and couldn't WAIT to read it. i am trying to learn how to Biblically be a submissive wife, something i struggle with, and was really hoping this book would help with that.
the description on the back of the book reads:
Are you in a relationship? Are you single, married, divorced or separated? Are you longing for answers to overwhelming challenges? This book is for the individual longing for love and respect from his/her spouse. It’s for those seeking beautiful love in a biblical marriage. Your relationship may be falling off the cliff, you may be anxious, and anxiety may have led to serious consequences. I believe God is about to interrupt your life; the questions you’ve asked about marriage are answered in this Christian self-help book. As you read and meditate, allow the Holy Spirit to minister to you. God is a God of miracles. He understands relationships and knows you are in need of a miracle in your marriage today. Let’s explore the secrets to enjoy an incredible love relationship – you’ll be glad you did!
i had high expectations of this book, from reading the description. and i really did want to enjoy it. but sadly, i didn't.
i felt that some of the chapters in this book went on with rambling that seemed like disjointed thoughts. it didn't seem each chapter began with one clear thought that was followed through till the end. which really made some places confusing.
i also found some of the content to be offensive and the wording abrasive. when you begin a paragraph with the sentence "listen up women", it just doesn't bode well with me. for a strong willed woman like myself, teaching submission must be done in a loving way.
there was also a place in the book where the author spoke about couples that live near family members/parents. he said that you must trust God to provide a home for you away from your parents. and that couples must do that in order to become one.
there were some really well put together thoughts in the book. the author is correct, submission IS a key part of marriage and definitely one that God intends us to all follow. the overall idea of the book was a great one. i just wish it would have been a little more well composed, meatier and would have delved into the topics more.
i received this book free from the publisher through the BookCrash.com book review program, which requires an honest, though not necessarily positive, review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.
out for now
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