"A study of marriage in history reveals that long-lasting marriages are generally those which are more "role" oriented than "romance" oriented. That is, those Christian couples who marry with a clear understanding of their biblical roles, and have as their primary purpose to carry them out, are generally happier in marriage than those who marry in order to get their needs met." Unknown Author
Ephesians 5:22 (KJV) Wives, SUBMIT yourselves unto your own husbands, AS UNTO THE LORD.
Ephesians 5:22 (ASV) Wives, BE IN SUBJECTION unto your own husbands, AS UNTO THE LORD.
Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is SUBJECT unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands IN EVERY THING.
Ephesians 5:33 (NKJV)
33 Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
1 Peter 2:18 (NET) SLAVES, BE SUBJECT TO YOUR MASTERS with all reverence, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are perverse.
1 Peter 3:1 LIKEWISE, YE WIVES, BE IN SUBJECTION TO YOUR OWN HUSBANDS; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives
1 Peter 3:5–6 (NET)
5 For in the same way THE HOLY WOMEN who hoped in God long ago adorned themselves by BEING SUBJECT TO THEIR HUSBANDS,
6 like Sarah who OBEYED Abraham, CALLING HIM LORD [″master″ NIV]. You become her children when you do what is good and have no fear in doing so.
Topics: Marriage & Family