SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 05/29/15- “Husbands, Love Your Wives!” (Ephesians 4:25-26)
Premise Question: What could happen, what would it actually look like and what kind of results would it produce in the unions between men and women, who’ve chosen to enter into Papa God’s long standing established institution of marriage, which He characterizes as being blessed, holy and sacrosanct; if husbands would truly follow the perfect example Christ left for them, clearly written down in Papa God’s Holy Writ?
For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word. (Ephesians 5:25-26 NLT)
Men, who’ve willingly chosen to be joined together in holy matrimony, with a woman; should profoundly love their wives, with great honor and affection, undivided attention, gracious consideration, always being concerned for their welfare, while ever cherishing, treasuring and being thankful for them, in the same way that Christ displayed His benevolent affectionate love towards us, The Church, His bride, as His much desired and valued precious treasure, His very own chosen and redeemed family of Papa God; by laying His life down willingly, as a ransom, for the redemption of humankind, in order to transform, change, and make us new, taking us from a place of utter defilement to a place of holy consecration, set apart unto Himself, for His sacred purpose. He has accomplished this, by washing us clean, with His shed blood, removing all sin, filth and defilement, and then, by giving us continual access to Him, through His Word, which is the fountain of life, the springs of living water that continually promote and produce a healthy and thirst quenching, satisfying spiritual life. (Ephesians 5:25-26 PDCP)
Bottom Line: What could happen is a lot of marriages that typically end up on the heap of debris of broken promises and vows, could and would be renewed, restored and reconciled, being placed back on its true foundation, The Rock, which is Jesus Christ, who, by example, ended up making the ultimate sacrifice, not satisfying His own desires and His own needs and concerns, but giving His all, by laying down His life for His Bride, The Church, which He loves more than Himself or anything else! Then, what it would actually look like when husbands begin to love their wives more than themselves and their self-love of their own bodies; is that their relationship with their wives will now have the potential and best case scenario to be glorious, victorious and become the ultimate thriving, surviving, flourishing and always refreshing loving relationship that’s possible to have between a husband and wife. It must mirror, though, the relationship that Jesus Christ has with His Bride, The Church! He always chooses to forgive, endure, reassure and comfort. He chooses to be genuinely kind, courteous, patient and extremely generous, holding no good thing back from His Bride. The kind of results this would produce is a harvest of righteousness and good, honorable and commendable things. There would be great rejoicing, remarkable exploits and a true harmonious and tranquil peace established throughout The Church, The Company of The Redeemed! Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loves His Bride, The Church! Blessings…
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