Tag Archives: wives and husbands

Wives Submit . . . To Whom? A Look at 1 Peter 3

[A guest post from Pastor Jill Richardson] A few months ago, we watched the movie “Arrival.” Twelve alien ships hovered over the earth, and the movie’s tagline asked everyone’s question—Why Are They Here? This was roughly the attitude of the … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Husbands – the failure to follow Scripture and revere Christ

Tucked into a lengthy passage on how all who belong to Jesus are to submit to one another because of Jesus himself (Ephesians 5:18-6:9) is an interesting point about wives and husbands: For the husband is the head of the … Continue reading

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My Wife Has a Savior and I’m not Him

In the recent Desiring God article Husbands, Get Her Ready for Jesus, a pastor writes: It’s crystal clear: God calls husbands to be instruments of his sanctifying work in the lives of our wives. “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church … Continue reading

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The Negative Doctrine of Biblical Manhood

Getting doctrine right is important. Reading the Bible – knowing what it says and what it means when it says it – is a blessing given by God. Which means that when you see the Bible say something you should … Continue reading

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Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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Men, Women, and Crying in Public

[Updated from the archives.] Leadership Journal humorously but pointedly addressed the stereotyping of what men supposedly really want out of church in a clever comic entitled Manly Sunday School Classes. The comic panel depicts a bulletin board headed “Men’s Class … Continue reading

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