Roles and Responsibilities in Marriage III – Primary Role of the Wife (Christian)

Image: Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.  For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.  But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to [...]

Roles and Responsibilities in Marriage II – Primary Role of the Husband (Christian)

Image: photostock / FreeDigitalPhotos.net There is no such thing as a role-less marriage.  Despite any attempts to the contrary, every marriage ends up with each partner taking on certain roles. In  a completely secular contract marriage, these roles can talk on just about any form.  But in the Christian Covenant Marriage, there are primary core [...]

Roles and Responsibilities in Marriage – I

  Father Knows Best is a good illustration of an earlier generations interpretation of the role of the Husband in a marriage/family relationship. This program was written in the 40′s and appeared as a radio program.  In the 50′s a tamer version was aired in the TV series.  The father was portrayed as the head [...]

Marriage – an Illustration of Christ and the Church

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands [...]

Communication – Never Go to Bed Angry

“…for sin, taking an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.” Romans 7:11 (NASB) I often wonder how to defend against the attacks of the devil.  Have you ever noticed that if you are called of God in a certain area, that is the area where Satan directs his attack?  If [...]

Communication – Husband, Tell Her So!

  As I ponder marriage and mentoring others in their marriages, this struck me as my prayer to God for our marriage (now in it’s 35th year) and anyone God sends us to mentor in theirs.  This comes from the “Treasury of Bible Illustrations.” Tell Her So Amid the cares of married life, In spite [...]

Guard – but never trust your heart!

I often hear people suggest to others that they should follow or trust their heart.  There is no worse advice that can be given from one Christian to another.  One should guard their heart, but they should never trust or follow  it. “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know [...]

True Love and Change

  So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; and [...]

Husband – Is This Your Prayer?

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for he…So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.  Eph 5:25-28 (NASB) Recently I had been expressing my fears and failures to my wife, especially as her [...]

Communication – Trouble in Your Marriage?

  Communication is probably one of the chief factors leading you and your spouse into the trouble zone. The problem is often not that there is no communication, it is that the couple do not realize that mere words are not communication. Genuine communication is striving to see situations from your spouses point of view.  [...]


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