Submission, sacrifice, respect, and love, according to Ephesians chapter 5 these qualities are to be integral in the husband-wife relationship.
It’s not uncommon for us to misunderstand a passage of Scripture. And Ephesians 5 is no exception. An important discussion on this highly debated passage.
Ephesians chapter 5 has a lot to say about how husbands and wives should interact. And when we look closely at this passage, it’s clear that the concept of submission has largely been misunderstood, and even abused.
Philippians 4:13 is a verse we often go to in times of trouble. It says, “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”
If you have children, then you know they come packaged with their own unique personality! One may be quiet, another loud, another, an endless source of energy.
Ever noticed how a passage of Scripture can take on a different shade, even a richness, when it’s seen in context?
It’s easy to read the Bible and pull out individual verses that we think speak to our situation. Discover the importance of reading verses in the context of the entire passage.
So often we bring our own preconceived interpretations to the Bible. We expect it to say one thing, and gloss over the verses that don’t fit our opinion.
Have you ever thought you were on top of the world, doing great at work, at home, only to find out that things weren’t as perfect as they seemed? Let's look at Revelation 3, verse 20.
Revelation 3:20 says, “I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in . . .” For those of us who have grown up in the church, we know this passage by heart, and assume we know what it means.