17 Bible Verses about Abuse From a Spouse
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Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
The Lord approves of the godly, but he hates the wicked and those who love to do violence.
Remember those in prison as though you were in prison with them, and those ill-treated as though you too felt their torment.
But if the unbeliever wants a divorce, let it take place. In these circumstances the brother or sister is not bound. God has called you in peace.
But understand this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to what is good,read more.
treacherous, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God. They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these. For some of these insinuate themselves into households and captivate weak women who are overwhelmed with sins and led along by various passions. Such women are always seeking instruction, yet never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth. And just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these people -- who have warped minds and are disqualified in the faith -- also oppose the truth.
Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord,
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and unites with his wife, and they become a new family.
"I hate divorce," says the Lord God of Israel, "and the one who is guilty of violence," says the Lord who rules over all. "Pay attention to your conscience, and do not be unfaithful."
Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her
Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate."
Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her to sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of the water by the word, so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.read more.
In the same way husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one has ever hated his own body but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ also does the church,
You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.
Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all people.
But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except for immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
Deliver those being taken away to death, and hold back those slipping to the slaughter.
Husbands, in the same way, treat your wives with consideration as the weaker partners and show them honor as fellow heirs of the grace of life. In this way nothing will hinder your prayers.
- A Good Husband
- Abusive Husbands
- Abusive Marriages
- Abusive Relationships
- Adultery and Divorce
- Anger And Forgiveness
- Being A Husband
- Being A Women
- Communication In Marriage
- Husband And Wife
- Husbands Duty To Wives
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love Marriage
- Love, In Relationships
- Loving Your Wife
- Marriage, Purpose Of
- Memorizing Scripture
- Responsibility, For God's World