Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Ladies, The world equates the word “authority” with abuse, selfishness, narcissism, and tyranny. And the world equates the word “submission” with slavery or a Fifty Shades kind of scenario. This post is not about our culture’s ideas of these words. So let’s leave all of our preconceived notions at… Continue reading Christian Submission: Is It Only for Women?
Couldn’t a wife use the concept of biblical submission (honoring her husband and treating him with respect) to try to manipulate him and get her way?
The concepts of the husband being the head of the home and the wife honoring his God-given leadership are big concepts. They are kind of like the words, “love,” or “respect.” There are a lot of ways we can live these things out and may ways to define these ideas. There will be differences in… Continue reading What Headship/Biblical Submission Looks Like at Our House
Some husbands or churches teach that husbands should force their wives into biblical submission. That is domination, abuse, and slavery. That is not what God prescribed for marriage.
Some people think the Bible prescribes that wives should be slaves, doormats, or mindless second class citizens. Thankfully, that is not true! Biblical submission is not passivity, slavery, or an invitation for husbands to abuse their wives.
From a sister in Christ: Excellent video, sweet sister! I’ve been reading through your blog because of this video and I must say, you’re much needed. So many women yearn for the truly harmonious marriage, but are unwilling (or unaware) to submit to the Lord in everything. In an age where women have fought so… Continue reading A Wife Shares the Blessings of Biblical Submission and Respecting Her Husband
From a sister in Christ. Thank you so much, Free Indeed, for sharing your story! It is SO inspiring! Wonderful post! Just the facts, ma’am! This stuff is so important!! Since you asked, I’ll share a recent obedience/submission story: A few weeks ago, our family was at a garage sale and our daughter (8) found… Continue reading A Wife’s and Daughter’s Submission and a Violin
What does submission to God mean? It means we cling to Him and are willing to let Him orchestrate the events in this world and our lives.
Humanly speaking… YES! Anytime God gives us a command, we as humans are tempted to go way too far to the right of the command or way too far to the left. There is this beautiful, godly place in the center where God desires us to be. I think of it as walking on a… Continue reading Can You “Overdo” Respect or Submission in Marriage?
Great explanation of what it means to obey God on this greatly misunderstood concept by Nina Roesner – author of The Respect Dare RELATED POSTS: Biblical Submission Biblical Submission Does Not = the Husband is Always Right A Wife’ Biblical Submission – Video