Husbands May Not Force Their Wives into Biblical Submission

Posted on July 4, 2015 by

Please don’t allow anyone to tell you that godly femininity means subservience, slavery, or abuse against you! Godly femininity is about your walk with Christ and your voluntary submission to Him as Lord of your life.

The Peaceful Wife

Me in May of 2014 - full of the love, joy, peace and presence of God. Living in Him is SO much better than clinging to all my pride, self-righteousness, bitterness, unforgiveness, idolatry of self, idolatry of happiness, anxiety and fear!!!!!

Sometimes abusive husbands attempt to twist my words and the Bible to justify their sin and abuse against their wives. That is NEVER ok with me and I NEVER condone any kind of abuse or sin against anyone!

Scripture never commands husbands to force their wives into biblical submission and never permits or condones abuse in marriage. Biblical submission is something a wife first gives to Christ as her ultimate Authority – just like all believers do. Then a wife voluntarily and intelligently decides to honor her husband’s leadership out of her love and reverence for Christ. Jesus is the absolute authority, not a husband.

The husband is a delegated human authority who will answer to Christ for  every aspect of his leadership.

God doesn’t command wives to make their husbands love them. And He doesn’t command husbands to make their wives respect or submit to them.
The Bible teaches…

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