truthfulness + committment

Expanding my marriage book library, and after I read this article, an excerpt from Tim Keller’s new book The Meaning of Marriage, I’m pretty sure I’ll need to add it, too.

Here’s a tiny bit:

Love without truth is sentimentality; it supports and affirms us but keeps us in denial about our flaws. Truth without love is harshness; it gives us information but in such a way that we cannot really hear it. God’s saving love in Christ, however, is marked by both radical truthfulness about who we are and yet also radical, unconditional commitment to us.

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9 thoughts on “truthfulness + committment

    1. if you love, I’m sure I will! we are doing very well, thanks 🙂 pictures from the photographer should be here in about a month… he is amazing — can’t wait!

  1. I got a pile of practically free review books at work a few months ago, and The Meaning of Marriage was in there. I hadn’t touched it yet, but now reading that excerpt, it’s gotten bumped up the list.

  2. Sounds like a great read. Surprisingly, most of what we’ve read on marriage is pretty lame, so it’s good to hear of something positive out there.

    BTW – Love the blog redesign! =)

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