In Christ's sacrifice his love triumphs, and we are to consider it fully. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. This does not require us to be vulgar or offensive in discussing sinful acts Ephesians 5:12.
Hence: but the wife—she ought to fear her husband. However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. He who loves his wife loves himself.
There are many, many broken vows. For a complete Scripture study system, try. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, because we are members of his body. But ἵνα with the conj.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. When the distracted mother asked him in agony why he had waited so long, he sensibly replied: Rev. He who loves his wife loves himself. Therefore it is said: Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead, and Christ will shine on you. Here are not only cautions against gross acts of sin, but against what some may make light of. Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. When husbands love their wives as themselves, they offer a marriage-focused application of the Great Commandment Matthew 22:34—40.
He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. The relation of Sarah to Abraham may again be referred to as indicating the true ideal of the relation of the wife to the husband. Paul concludes his words on marriage in this verse, summarizing with two statements. But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. For both classes my text presents the best motto for another year. Redeeming the time, because the days Alexander Maclaren— Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John 'See, then, that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. And let the wife see that she fear her husband. Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives. Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband. As an account holder, you can highlight Bible verses, mark your favorites, and take notes. And said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'? English Standard Version Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. A good man will be ashamed to speak of what many wicked men are not ashamed to do. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. Ephesians 6 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. This is not surprising, given that many cultures, especially ancient Rome, taught a concept of marriage drastically out of step with God's intended plan.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. The second part of this chapter Ephesians 5:22—33 addresses mutual submission between husband and wife. Yes, believers once lived in this way, but are no longer waking in darkness Ephesians 5:8. There are many, many hearts made to bleed. Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
She is to fear; i. If we have lost our time heretofore, we must double our diligence for the future. The particle gives force; the ellipsis, in a feeling of courtesy, restrains that force. The words of Adam, mentioned by the apostle, are spoken literally of marriage; but they have also a hidden sense in them, relating to the union between Christ and his church. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.