Marriage – The Nature of Submission

Submission, an often-misunderstood concept by Christians and non-Christians alike, should be incorporated into married couple’s daily lives. For the wife, it means following the husband’s leadership in Christ. For the husband it means putting aside his own interests in order to care for his wife. Nevertheless, submission, is rarely a problem in homes where both partners have a strong relationship with Christ and where each is concerned about the happiness of the other. Is Marriage worth the risks? I think so! Before getting remarried, I had a five year hiatus in which I took the time to reevaluate my priorities and convictions and see if they were in alignment with what a marriage would call for if I were so blessed to get married for a second time. In retrospect, I was far better off for being so introspective. Marriages are challenging. Marriages are also rewarding. I personally discovered that the true measure of the success of the wed couple is to successfully balance self-development while maintaining the on-going development of the marital union. In the day of Paul (Teacher, Saint, Disciple of Christ), Women as well as children submitted to the head of the family. Women spent their whole lives living in submission. Paul however, emphasized the equality of all believers in Christ. He did not suggest overthrowing Roman society to achieve it. He suggested and counseled all believers to submit to one another by choice – wives to husbands as well as husbands to wives. This mutual submission is intended to preserve harmony and increase love and respect in the family. In modern day applications, Paul’s teachings have been misunderstood and misinterpreted by a few men as having unlimited authority over their wives. Real spiritual leadership involves service. A Christ-serving husband will not take advantage if his leadership role. A Christ honoring wife will not try to undermine her husband’s leadership. To do otherwise creates fricti…

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