Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Christian Marriage books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God (2013)
- 52 Uncommon Dates: A Couple’s Adventure Guide for Praying, Playing, and Staying Together (2014)
- Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy? (2015)
- The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption (2015)
- You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity (2014)
- Is It Me? Making Sense of Your Confusing Marriage: A Christian Woman’s Guide to Hidden Emotional and Spiritual Abuse (2018)
- Love is Patient, Love is Kind: A Christian Marriage Devotional: Rebuild, Reconnect, and Grow in Christ (2019)
- Boundaries in Marriage (2002)
- Wife in Pursuit: 31 Daily Challenges for Loving Your Husband Well (The 31 Day Pursuit Challenge) (Volume 2) (2017)
- Modern Kinship (2019)
- What Radical Husbands Do: 12 Steps to Win and Keep Your Wife’s Heart (2014)
- A Lasting Promise: The Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage, New and Revised Edition (2014)
The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God (2013)
Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible.Modern culture would have you believe that everyone has a soul mate; that romance is the most important part of a successful marriage; that yo…
52 Uncommon Dates: A Couple’s Adventure Guide for Praying, Playing, and Staying Together (2014)
Have you ever tried a photography date? A water date? What about a second first date?52 Uncommon Dates is more than a book. . . it’s an experience! Each date will set the scene for you and walk you through making it happen.
Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy? (2015)
In this popular bestselling book (with more than 500,000 copies sold), Gary Thomas uncovers how your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God and each other.Happy is good. But holy is better. Your marriage is more than a sacred covenant with another person. It is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply. What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . .
The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption (2015)
The Song of Solomon offers strikingly candid—and timeless—insights on romance, dating, marriage, and sex. We need it. Because emotions rise and fall with a single glance, touch, kiss, or word. And we are inundated with songs, movies, and advice that contradicts God's design for love and intimacy. Matt Chandler helps navigate these issues for both singles and marrieds by revealing the process Solomon himself followed: Attraction, Courtship, Marriage even Arguing.
You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity (2014)
Marriage is great, but it’s not forever. It’s until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives.
Is It Me? Making Sense of Your Confusing Marriage: A Christian Woman’s Guide to Hidden Emotional and Spiritual Abuse (2018)
Do any of the following quotes sound like you? “Why do concerns I bring up never seem to be resolved? Why do I feel like Charlie Brown, flat on his back from having the football snatched away? Why, when I bring up a concern, do I always end up justifying my existence or being the one to apologize?
Love is Patient, Love is Kind: A Christian Marriage Devotional: Rebuild, Reconnect, and Grow in Christ (2019)
Your faith can heal your marriage.In marriage and in life, there are times that test our strength and commitment to ourselves, our partners and our faith. Know this―you can overcome any obstacle when you turn to the true source of healing. This marriage devotional reminds you of the promises you made to each other and God on your wedding day―and shows you how live these promises.
Boundaries in Marriage (2002)
Learn when to say yes and when to say no to your spouse to make the most of your marriage.Only when you and your mate know and respect each other’s needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another.Boundaries are the “property lines” that define and protect husbands and wives as individuals. Once they are in place, a good marriage can become better, and a less-than-satisfying one can even be saved.Drs.
Wife in Pursuit: 31 Daily Challenges for Loving Your Husband Well (The 31 Day Pursuit Challenge) (Volume 2) (2017)
Every marriage begins with purpose, passion, and intentional pursuit, but few marriages stay that way. Wife in Pursuit aims to help change that. Over the course of 31 days, your marriage will be transformed as you dig into God’s Word, rediscover how Christ has pursued you, and take real action to intentionally pursue your husband.
Modern Kinship (2019)
Same-sex marriage may be legal in America, but it’s still far from the accepted norm, especially in Christian circles.
What Radical Husbands Do: 12 Steps to Win and Keep Your Wife’s Heart (2014)
What Radical Husbands Do is a book written by a man for men. It gives people things to DO not to BE. No 'psycho-babble,' 'religion,' or 'feel-good frills.' Just straight up advice from a guy who has screwed up and learned how to make his marriage work through hard times.
A Lasting Promise: The Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage, New and Revised Edition (2014)
For more than fifteen years, Scott Stanley’s A Lasting Promise has offered solutions to common problems—facing conflicts, problem solving, improving communication, and dealing with core issues—within a Christian framework. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition is filled with sacred teachings of scripture, the latest research on marriage, and clear examples from the lives of couples.
Best Christian Marriage Books Worth Your Attention
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some christian marriage books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
The Art of Intimate Marriage: A Christian Couple’s Guide to Sexual Intimacy
Author(s): Tim Konzen, Jennifer Konzen
ID: 2322490, Publisher: Elm Hill, Year: 8 Jan 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Healing the Stormy Marriage: Hope and Help for YOU when Your Loved One has Mental Health or Addiction Issues
Author(s): R. Christian Bohlen, Helen M. Bohlen
ID: 3385027, Publisher: R Christian Bohlen, Year: 2021, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub
A 2020 Vision in a Christian Marriage: A Past, Present, and Future Perspective
Author(s): Dr. Henry L. Townsend, Susan M. Townsend
ID: 3403800, Publisher: WestBow Press, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.