Divorce is a difficult and painful experience for anyone to go through, but as a Christian, it can be even more challenging to navigate. However, the Bible does provide guidance and support for those going through a divorce, and there are many Christian books that can offer encouragement and wisdom during this time. Here are some of the top resources to help you navigate divorce from a biblical perspective:
1. “When the Vow Breaks” by Dr. Joseph Warren Kniskern
This book provides a biblical perspective on divorce and offers practical advice for those going through it. Dr. Kniskern examines the reasons why marriages fail and how to rebuild trust and intimacy after a divorce. He also provides a Christian perspective on remarriage and offers guidance for parents who are navigating divorce with children.
2. “Divorce and Remarriage: Four Christian Views” edited by H. Wayne House
This book presents four different Christian perspectives on divorce and remarriage, allowing readers to see a range of viewpoints and make informed decisions based on their own beliefs. Each author presents biblical support for their view and considers the practical implications of divorce and remarriage.
3. “The Divorce Dilemma: God’s Last Word on Lasting Commitment” by John MacArthur
In this book, John MacArthur offers a biblical perspective on marriage, divorce, and remarriage. He emphasizes the importance of keeping vows and sticking to commitments, but also recognizes that some situations may call for divorce. He offers guidance on how to reconcile with a spouse and build a stronger marriage after a divorce.
4. “Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends” by Bruce Fisher
While not a specifically Christian book, “Rebuilding” offers practical advice and support for those going through a divorce. The author emphasizes the importance of self-care and self-reflection during the healing process, and offers guidance on how to rebuild a sense of self and move forward after a divorce.
5. “Divorce Care” by Steve Grissom
This book is a part of a larger program called “Divorce Care” that provides support for those going through a divorce. The book provides biblical perspectives on divorce and offers practical advice on how to cope with the emotional and practical challenges of divorce. It also provides guidance on how to rebuild relationships with children and move forward after a divorce.
Navigating divorce from a biblical perspective can be challenging, but there are many Christian books that offer guidance and support during this difficult time. Whether you are looking for practical advice or spiritual comfort, these resources can help you find the strength to move forward with hope and healing.