Re-Inventing the Family SeriesWife, Submit To Your Husband Ephesians 5:22-24; 1Peter 3:1-6
Wife Submit To Your Husband LADIES, THIS IS NOT A SUGGESTION BUT A COMMAND FROM THE LORD!
Wife Submit To Your Husband • Define Submission: • Microsoft Dictionary - The act of submitting to the power of another or the state of being submissive, compliant, Meekness. • Greek Dictionary - The word submission is an “present imperative” which is a command to do something and involves continuous or repeated action. Submission to conform to some standard as a means of demonstrating its purpose-to obey. Heb. 13:17; 2 Cor.9:13 ref. Note: Remember Restoration is taking something damaged and restoring it to a better condition Reinventing is to recast something familiar or old into a different form.
Wife Submit To Your Husband • Look at your husband the way that God does We are to reverence our husband which is to *respect him *defer *revere him *honor *esteem *appreciate *prize *to adore him (in a human sense) *admire him *praise *be devoted to *deeply love *enjoy him Submission is effective according to God’s Word and it works.
Wife Submit To Your Husband • The Amplified Bible starts off saying… However, let each man of you without exception love his wife as being in a sense his very own self ( Eph. 5:33; 1 Peter 3:2) • He who loves his wife loves himself (Eph 5:28)
Wife Submit To Your Husband Husband & Wife (both) can lead • But God tells the wife to give up her “option to lead” and become a “follower”. Two heads create a disaster and confusion • Does this mean the husband can do anything he wants… NO.
Wife Submit To Your Husband Why is submission important to a family? • It allows God to bring out the best in both the husband and the wife. • The purpose of submission is to bring order in the family. • As each person takes their divine appointed position, then the home will come to a rest.
Wife Submit To Your Husband • God in his wisdom designed the nature of the man and the woman in accordance with his order. • God make man- Gen 1:26 • God make him a help Mate - Gen 2:18, 21-24 • Adam formed first- 1 Tim 2:13 • The woman came from the man God ordered- 1Cor 11:8-9