25#Eph. 5:28, 33; Col. 3:19; (1 Pet. 3:7)Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and #Acts 20:28gave Himself for her, 26that He might sanctify and cleanse her #John 3:5with the washing of water #(John 15:3; 17:17; Rom. 10:8; Eph. 6:17)by the word, 27#(2 Cor. 4:14; 11:2); Col. 1:22that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, #Song 4:7not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.