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submitting to one another
in the fear of Christ.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
Husbands, love your wives and don’t be bitter toward them.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her
“If he hates and divorces his wife,” says the Lord God of Israel, “he covers his garment with injustice,” says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.
This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.
He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
But I tell you, everyone who divorces his wife, except in a case of sexual immorality, causes her to commit adultery. And whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live when they observe your pure, reverent lives. Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes.read more.
Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes. For in the past, the holy women who put their hope in God also beautified themselves in this way, submitting to their own husbands, just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do what is good and are not frightened by anything alarming.
for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper as his complement.”
So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, man must not separate.”
But if the unbeliever leaves, let him leave. A brother or a sister is not bound in such cases. God has called you to live in peace.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord, for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body. Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives are to submit to their husbands in everything.
And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.
If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone.
Don’t set foot on the path of the wicked;
don’t proceed in the way of evil ones. Avoid it; don’t travel on it.
Turn away from it, and pass it by. For they can’t sleep
unless they have done what is evil;
they are robbed of sleep
unless they make someone stumble.read more.
They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.
“If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds something improper about her, he may write her a divorce certificate, hand it to her, and send her away from his house. If after leaving his house she goes and becomes another man’s wife, and the second man hates her, writes her a divorce certificate, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house or if he dies, read more.
the first husband who sent her away may not marry her again after she has been defiled, because that would be detestable to the Lord. You must not bring guilt on the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good, so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children, to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord, for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body. Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives are to submit to their husbands in everything. read more.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or anything like that, but holy and blameless. In the same way, husbands are to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hates his own flesh but provides and cares for it, just as Christ does for the church, since we are members of His body. For this reason a man will leave
his father and mother
and be joined to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh. This mystery is profound, but I am talking about Christ and the church. To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.
Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was obedient to them. His mother kept all these things in her heart.
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