THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
The husband asked, "Honey, would you make some
She answered, "No, honey, YOU'RE supposed to
make the coffee."
He asked, "What? Where'd you get that idea?"
She said, "Right here in the Bible. It says,
25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also
loved the church, and gave himself for it;
26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the
washing of water by the word,
27 That he might present it to himself a glorious
church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such
thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
28 So ought men to love their wives as their own
bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
Light from the Word.
Men like to hear: "Wives, submit yourselves
unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord." (Eph 5:22)
However, there is a whole section of this chapter
that deals with the man's responsibilities in
"As Christ also loved the church..."
Men are supposed to die to self for the wife!!
When married, the man is no longer his own.
He is 1/2 of a marriage.
I am no longer ME without HER!
If a man wants a wife that will be right for him,
he must love her as his own body! (Eph. 5:28)
In the beginning of marriage, Adam said,
"This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my
flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was
taken out of Man." (Gen 2:23)
THEN, Jesus said, "Wherefore they are no more
twain, but one flesh."
Marriage is not "give and take!"
It's GIVE and GIVE!!
Jesus gave up His life to establish the church.
THEN, He gave His life to save, build and
perfect the church!
When men love their wives that way, they have
learned the true meaning of Scriptural marriage!