30 Days: Husbands and Wives – Ephesians 5 (husbands)

Let’s dig into Ephesians 5 as it pertains to a husband. This is a long one so we covered what we are told for the wife the writing before this one. Here is the whole scripture: Eph 5:22-33 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. (23) For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. (24) Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. (25) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved … Continue reading 30 Days: Husbands and Wives – Ephesians 5 (husbands)

30 Days: Husbands and Wives – Ephesians 5 (wives)

Let’s dig into Ephesians 5. This is a long one so we will section it off into what we are told for the wife, and then the husband. Here is the whole scripture: Eph 5:22-33 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. (23) For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. (24) Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. (25) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and … Continue reading 30 Days: Husbands and Wives – Ephesians 5 (wives)

30 Days: Husbands and Wives – 1 Corinthians 7

Let’s break down 1 Corinthians 7:3-5: 3 The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife. 5 Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of … Continue reading 30 Days: Husbands and Wives – 1 Corinthians 7

If of 1 Corinthians 5

Now here’s an interesting if. There is an actual if, and an implied if in this one. And that implied if could create some sticky situations within a church or congregation. It’s not a pleasant one, and it is one that many try to avoid. Honestly, it’s a very uncomfortable one and one that we as Christians try hard not to look at. It’s one that many pastors hope they do not have to exercise. Let’s take a look. First, how many have heard Christians tell other Christians, “You shouldn’t hang out with them because they are not Christians and … Continue reading If of 1 Corinthians 5