Christian Submission: Is It Only for Women?

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 …

Is Biblical Submission Really Just Selfish Manipulation on a Wife’s Part?

There are some who say that if I seek to honor my husband’s leadership and seek to treat him with genuine respect – it must be just so that I can get what I want. It must really be about manipulating and controlling my husband. The truth is, we humans can always take a good …

What Headship/Biblical Submission Looks Like at Our House

  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 …

Husbands May Not Force Their Wives into Biblical Submission

Sometimes violent, ungodly husbands attempt to twist my words and the Bible to justify their sin and abuse against their wives. That is NEVER ok with me and I NEVER condone any kind of abuse or sin against anyone – neither does God! God holds people accountable and punishes those who abuse their positions of authority that …

Biblical Submission Is Not Passivity

There seems to be so much confusion around the concept of biblical submission for wives. I’d like to discuss today something that biblical submission is not because a number of women think they hear me say that biblical submission means passivity: I shouldn’t ever say how I feel or what I want. I should have …

A Wife Shares the Blessings of Biblical Submission and Respecting Her Husband

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 …

A Wife’s and Daughter’s Submission and a Violin

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 …

Submission Means We Hold the Things of This World Loosely

  “If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for Me will save it. What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet forfeit …

Can a Wife “Overdo” Biblical Submission? – By Nikka

2011 By my dear friend and sister in Christ, Nikka, from the Philippines. You can find her blog at www.peacefulwifephilippines.blogspot.com Let me begin this post by saying that I am an “ALL or NOTHING” person. My husband usually teases me that I may be “bi-polar”. I  am either TOO HAPPY or TOO SAD. I am either TOO INTENSE or TOO UNPLUGGED. I either LIKE something …

Can You “Overdo” Respect or Submission in Marriage?

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 …