Marriage, according to Scripture, will always involve two flawedpeople living with each other in a fallen world. Yet, in pastorPaul Tripps professional experience, the majority of couples entermarriage with unrealistic expectations, leaving them unprepared forthe day-to-day realities of married life.
This unique book introduces a biblical and practical approach tothose realities that is rooted in Gods faithfulness andScriptures teaching on sin and grace. Spouses need to bereconciled to each other and to God on a daily basis, Trippdeclares. Since were always sinners married to sinners,reconciliation isnt just the right response in moments of failure.It must be the lifestyle of any healthymarriage.
What Did You Expect? presents six practicalcommitments that give shape and momentum to such a lifestyle. Thesecommitments, which include honestly facing sin, weakness, andfailure; willingness to change; and embodying Christs love, willequip couples to develop a thriving, grace-based marriage in allcircumstances and seasons of their relationship.