SUNDAY POST: What does it mean that husbands are to love their wives?


loveyourwife“Happy wife, happy life” is a cute cliche often said to remind a husband to give into, or please, his wife and life will be easier in the home.

As with most cliches, there is always a small truth to them, and yes, if your wife is happy, or content, the marriage relationship moves along much more smoothly.

But, there are two halves to the marriage equation; and wife-pleasing is not the only component. In fact, the Bible states how a husband ought to treat his wife, and it’s not about keeping her happy, but about loving her as Christ loves His Church. has a great commentary on this –

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  1. Very nice! So, I’m not a slave? How wonderful it would be if the church remembered that there is a reason that, “The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; ONLY IN THE LORD.” 1 Corinthians 7:39

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