As a woman discover this, who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. Proverbs 31:10
Most women are yet to discover their potential in men’s life. There are divine calls and assignments that God gave women but many don’t know, some know but have not actually taken their position
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Unless you as a woman or man discover whom, you are, your position in marriage, you won’t be able to make it work. For your marriage to work it must be combining effort. It will also involve the commitment of the two.
It takes great commitment to making a marriage successful and blissful. This gift of God demands the commitment of those who are involved, it needs total engagement, that you know it is not just enough in you are not committed or practicing it. The good thing is that the Bible is not silent on what couples must do to make their marriages work. More so not that some didn’t know what to do to make it work but the problem is doing what you know to make it work.
We are blessed with some principles which will help us make our marriage work. The first one that catches our attention is SUBMISSION AND LOVE. The wife must learn to submit to her husband unconditionally. Your submission is a command from God. The submission is not because he is a good husband but because it’s God’s command.
God said man Love, what does it mean to love. It to drop, sacrifice, give out all for her to be happy and comfortable. God said it’s not optional but must.
This issue of love is a discussion of the next time. So, we detail it. This God’s command in Ephesians 5:22 – You wives will submit to your husbands as you do to the Lord.
Ephesians 5:25 – And you husbands must love your wives with the same love Christ showed the church. He gave up his life for her
Any woman who wants her marriage to succeed should imbibe on unconditional submission. This is the submission that does not attach any condition to compliance. This Christian wife must learn to submit to the husband. When she does this, she receives a blessing that money cannot buy from God. “For after this manner in the old time the holy woman also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, bring in subjection unto their own husbands: Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement” 1 Peter 3:5-6
It is dangerous for a woman to go into a marriage partnership with a man she will not submit herself to. It is better for such a woman not to get married at all. When the Word of God says, “Wives, submit….” Some people take this as a piece of advice. However, it is not a piece of advice, but an express command; it must be obeyed. As a matter of fact, the Bible goes further to reveal the degree of submission; it says: …. as the Church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything”
Take a practical step of voluntary submission to your husband as unto the Lord today, and the Lord will give you a peaceful home. If you have done all you could to get your man to love you but it seems that all your efforts fail, try unconditional and consistent submission. Not hypocritical submission. God has His reason why He mentioned the submission of the woman before the love of the man. One thing that is inevitable is that God will judge all our work, both our work towards marriage.
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