Archive | June 2008

Wives: How to follow the leader

Ephesians 5:22-24  Wives, understand and support your husbands in ways that show your support for Christ. The husband provides leadership to his wife the way Christ does to his church, not by domineering but by cherishing. So just as the church submits to Christ as he exercises such leadership, wives should likewise submit to their husbands. The Message (MSG)

The hardest job in the world for wives is not to “understand your husband”, but to “support your husband in ways that show your support for Christ.”  Sometimes I wonder if we husbands understand ourselves, yet the bible instructs wives to understand their husbands.  I know many of you wives are thinking, “my husband is easy to understand.”  While this may be true on the surface, there are many factors playing part with most men that wives need to attempt to understand.  How did he relate to his father growing up?  What damage was done to his “fragile Read More…