Husbands And Worship

Husbands have the awesome ministry of loving their wives “just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her. I know that many sisters struggle with the ‘s’ word, but submission is nowhere near as demanding as crucifixion! Husbands in the local church are...

Husbands, Love Your Wives

Today we conclude our study on the God-ordained roles in a Christian marriage. As we now look at the role of the husband, we see that he is to love his wife as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her. When we digest the thought of how Christ did this, we are...

The Covenant Of Marriage

Over the next two days, we are going to be looking at the section of Ephesians that talks about the covenant of marriage. In it we will find God’s order for the Christian home and His divine description of the role of the wife and husband within this sacred...

The Three-Fold Cord

‘ – And a three-fold cord is not quickly broken’ (Ecclesiastes 4:12) In Ephesians 5, we find a beautiful picture of a Christian marriage. One man and one woman, filled with the Holy Spirit, ‘submitting to one another in the fear of God.’ Thus, if we are...

The Miracle Of Marriage

Our marriage is designed to be prototypical of the relationship between Jesus Christ and His bride the church (Ephesians 5:22-32). It is both a mystery and a miracle. When Jesus miraculously turned the water into wine at the wedding feast of Cana, the Bible says that...

Marriage Is Not Magic

I get the idea from listening to some couples that they really believe that a good marriage “just happens.” Say your vows, go on a honeymoon, and then “poof!”, out comes this fruitful marriage without any work or effort at all. According to Scripture, nothing could be...