Husbands, how do you handle someone given to you as a helper, and who submits to you? Do you successfully fulfill the office of leader, of working together, of loving as God commanded, and of being an example to others of the grace of God? Do you honor the covenant you made on your wedding day?
Submitting to Christ, thus 22-33 is how that is played out.
Action words abound: love, gave up, in order to sanctify her (make pure),
Her ministry goal is you- make it easy for her.
V7 Husbands- love in an understanding way
Weaker vessel- leading you to honor/fellow heir
Help make her complete
So, we are to live as examples of Christ
So as Chrsit loves the church so you are to love your wife.
· Humility, the denial of self
· Actively leading the family in the ways of Christ
· Sanctification and discipleship
· Daily applying love