Devotions for couples in blended families by Margaret Smith-Broersma

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Published by Kregel Resources in Grand Rapids, MI .

Written in English

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  • Spouses -- Prayer-books and devotions -- English.,
  • Stepfamilies.,
  • Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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StatementMargaret Smith-Broersma.
LC ClassificationsBV4596.M3 S65 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL973803M
ISBN 10082543730X
LC Control Number96010726

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W hether you have a blended family because of death or divorce, there is always a challenge to bring two families together. Here are some tips for families that desire to honor God and pull two families closer together. Foundation. Start laying a good foundation before the marriage.

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