These realities mean … Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered. ‣ ... Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Hear therefore, O Israel, and be careful to do them, that it may go well with you, and that you may multiply greatly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey. Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word. 2:4) – Paul writes, “Wives love your husbands” (Tit. Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. If anyone thinks that he is a prophet, or spiritual, he should acknowledge that the things I am writing to you are a command of the Lord. “Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the rules that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by keeping all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be long. The submissive conduct of a godly wife is an extremely powerful testimony because it pleases the Lord (1 Pet. © STAND STRONG Ministries, Website Design by. ‣ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. J To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband (but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife. Her role is to make her husband the best man of God he possibly can be. 2:4). You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. This is not to say that she is of second-rate status (Gal. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. 2:3), and “pure” (Tit. The tongue of the nursing infant sticks to the roof of its mouth for thirst; the children beg for food, but no one gives to them. ... Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. Y And you are her children, if you do good and do not fear anything that is frightening. When a husband is loved and respected by his wife, he feels he can do anything! Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach. Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. God stated this principle in the form of a command. As Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. ‣ Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.