It is only in Jesus Christ than you will find
true fulfillment. In talking to Him in prayer and meditating His
Word, in learning of Him, in
walking with Him, you will find the satisfaction your heart is
Every wife would love to have the perfect
husband, an impossible goal. All husbands are less than perfect.
The only successful method for creating an ideal spouse is to
become one yourself.
Submit to your husbandís God
given authority and leadership, with obedience (Ephesians 5:22)
Submission in what? In everything.
The submission that wives
are to show to their husbands is an example of the submission
that all believers are to show to one another (Ephes. 5:21). It
does not mean that women are inferior to men. It simply means
that there is to be an arrangement, an order in the household.
Two heads in any body or organization would be a monstrosity and
make for disorder. Therefore, in God's order for the family, the
husband is the head over the family. The husband arranges things
in a spirit of tenderness and love and the wife is to submit
herself in a spirit of understanding.
Not only in what she chooses
or likes (Eph 5:24)
Submit to your husband as unto the Lord (Eph 5:21; Col 3:18)
and hatred towards your husband is equal to
rebellion against God, who gave him the authority to be your
Remain under his covering of authority by
submitting to him.
Not dominate, manipulate, control, nag,
argue, criticize against his delegated God given authority
Wives, continue to love the Lord with all your heart and soul,
with all your mind and strength for it is only in Him that you will find the answer to
the cry of your heart.
2. Respect and honor your
husband (Eph 5:33)
Do to the husband good all the days of the life
Honor him by accepting his God given leadership
words that honor him, not insult or depreciate him
priorities as your own priorities
Not to speak negatively about
him to family members, and friends at privately or publicly
Know this principle. A
husband simply cannot meet all of his wife's needs. Only Christ
can meet every need. That is the only way it works.
3. Godly character - behavior (1 Pt 3:1-6)
Use words that are helpful,
and without reproach, along with good behavior - Titus 2:4-5.
rejoice in the Lord
Think on things which are good, true and holy (Phil 4: 8)
deprive one another (1 Corinthians 7:5)
Wives are to win
their husbands simply submitting to them, not preaching to them
1 Peter 3:1 - 2.
4. Support to your husband as a help meet.
God's original plan (Gen 2:18)
Uphold him in your daily prayer
Encourage him through
actions and your words
Raise your husband's self-esteem by
delighting to spend time with him
Surround him with your love, body, emotions, mind, spirit
well your duties and responsibilities in the home.
Bone of my
bone, flesh of my flesh is Hebrew idiom meaning exact
counterpart (Genesis 2:23)