It is the wife’s duty to submit to her husband.
Say that to any modern woman and immediately watch her hackles rise. Say it to any man and he may stand a little straighter and snicker a bit, but if honest, most men will admit to not wanting a doormat for a partner.
And yet isn’t that what the Bible tells us?
Wives submit to your husbands. Wives be subordinate to your husbands. The wording varies slightly. The message does not.
What exactly does this mean, this submissiveness a wife is supposed to display? Is this in the Bible simply because the Bible was written thousands of years ago (an amazing fact we tend to forget the significance of!) or is there any chance God knew what He was talking about and that wifely submission still applies today?Continue Reading