Ephesians 5:121-33: Marriage Relationship
I) Christians are called to mutually submit to one another
A) Ephesians 5:21 is an umbrella statement that covers _______ the topics covered in Ephesians 5:22-6:9.
B) Submission is an _____________ quality of gentleness that affirms the leadership of the person in authority. It puts someone else’s needs ahead of his or her own.
C) Submission is a posture of humility one takes themselves. It is not ____________ or coerced.
D) Christ is the ultimate ______________ of submission.
E) __________________ for Christ is also our motivation for submitting to one another.
F) The Holy Spirit is the one that _______________ this attitude.
II) How wives are to relate to their husbands.
A) Wives are to _____________ to their husbands.
1) Men and women are ________________.
2) Husbands are the head of family. Wives are irreplaceable complimentary ______________.
3) Wives must submit to Christ first. There may be times that they need to ___________Him rather than their husband.
B) Wives are to _________________ their husbands.
III) How husbands are to engage their wives.
A) Husbands must love their wives _______________.
B) Husbands must provide and ____________ for their wives.
C) Create a safe place for your wife to ___________ into the person God wants her to be.
IV) The Goal of Christian Marriage: To display the loving relationship Christ has with his church.
Meaning of Marriage by Tim and Kathy Keller https://amzn.to/2NXjxk0
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