And husbands feel inadequate to provide spiritual covering for their wives. They say it doesn’t work in today’s marriage or their personalities aren’t right for it. I mean, what would some added encouragement do to it? I’m sure personal spiritual truths or counsel or even some destiny wouldn’t hurt it. I'm also the Vice President, Human Resources for Energy CAP, Inc. i wrote the book, "Made To Pray," a guide to help you find your best prayer types.
But in so doing, they throw out a truly good thing. I envision people thriving as wellsprings with abundant supply in their workplaces, families, and communities.
And why should husbands have authority over their wives if they don’t know what that means? Posts Website Twitter Facebook Google+ I envision people thriving as wellsprings with abundant supply in their workplaces, families, and communities.
Wives fear they’ll be held down, oppressed – not allowed to be the strong and beautiful women they are – if they submit to their husbands. I think spiritual authority is so vital within marriage that if you bring it in, your marriage will improve. I'm a husband and father of three from Boalsburg, PA.
Then they emptied the bank account and ran away to their other family.
But my wife knew what she was getting into when she married me, thanks to our first date.
Submitting to spiritual authority delivers five benefits (see previous entries for more detail): Impartation to receive Protection to thrive A Platform to achieve Accountability to grow A Model to imitate So in marriage, authority goes a long way. He shares (imparts) spiritual truths or objects; protects his wife; helps to identify and facilitate her calling; provides encouragement, counsel and correction (accountability); and models a godly life. And for a husband, these are powerful ways to love your wife. There’s no way to know exactly what you’re getting into, but you know it’ll be good, so you go ahead with it. You can increase success and well-being by learning new things. I'm a husband and father of three from Boalsburg, PA.
Spiritual authority in marriage is an interesting topic because the idea conjures up different things in all of us.
Some positive, some negative, maybe mostly negative.
But I think that’s because we haven’t understood how authority is supposed to work within marriage.
I mean, why should wives willingly submit to their husbands if the purpose isn’t clear?
Once in awhile we hear news reports about men who completely change once they get married.
Their wives say, “He was such a nice guy when we were dating.” They wore ironed polo shirts, combed their hair and dreamed about starting a family. They bummed around the house in tank tops with grease stains from Kentucky Fried Chicken, messy hair and they stopped talking about family.