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Wednesday, April 10

A husband is head of his wife.—Eph. 5:23.

 

What if you are a wife and you feel that your unbelieving husband does not treat you properly? Would you improve the situation by arguing about his behavior? Even if you succeed in making him do what you want, will you win him over to the truth? Not likely. But if you show respect for your husband’s headship, you can contribute to peace in the family, you will praise Jehovah, and you may even win your husband over to true worship; thus you both may gain the prize. (1 Pet. 3:1, 2) What if you are a husband and you feel that your unbelieving wife does not respect you? Would you move her to show you more respect if you were to shout at her to show her who is boss? Absolutely not! God expects you to exercise headship lovingly, in imitation of Jesus. Jesus exercises his headship over his congregation with loving patience. (Luke 9:46-48) By imitating Jesus’ example, a husband may win his wife over to true worship. w17.11 28-29 ¶13-14

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1 hour ago, GrumpysWife said:

Wednesday, April 10

A husband is head of his wife.—Eph. 5:23.

 

What if you are a wife and you feel that your unbelieving husband does not treat you properly? Would you improve the situation by arguing about his behavior? Even if you succeed in making him do what you want, will you win him over to the truth? Not likely. But if you show respect for your husband’s headship, you can contribute to peace in the family, you will praise Jehovah, and you may even win your husband over to true worship; thus you both may gain the prize. (1 Pet. 3:1, 2) What if you are a husband and you feel that your unbelieving wife does not respect you? Would you move her to show you more respect if you were to shout at her to show her who is boss? Absolutely not! God expects you to exercise headship lovingly, in imitation of Jesus. Jesus exercises his headship over his congregation with loving patience. (Luke 9:46-48) By imitating Jesus’ example, a husband may win his wife over to true worship. w17.11 28-29 ¶13-14

From real life: I’ve known a Brother who married a sister . Never consummated the marriage ( 10 years so far) . Became inactive. And is now contemplating moving out of the house to “ live in his own bachelor pad”.  She now is the bigger earner of the two and he has often taken her money to spend on unknown expenses. Yet , although she has no confirmed grounds for divorce she does have probable grounds for separation: willful nonsupport and a hazard to her spirituality. Yet she has remained faithful out of hope alone.  Such a commendable sister. 

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5 hours ago, BenJepthah said:

From real life: I’ve known a Brother who married a sister . Never consummated the marriage ( 10 years so far) . Became inactive. And is now contemplating moving out of the house to “ live in his own bachelor pad”.  

Are you kidding me.

No sex 10 years...wow... goodbye... that's ridiculous


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