Jesus: The Husband's Standard of Love

Thursday, December 10, 2009 Bryan Hudson 0 Comments

Ephesians 5:25 And you husbands must love your wives with the same love Christ showed the church.

With all the challenges that married couples experience, there is nothing more liberating than the love of God.

Some husbands want to emphasize the Scripture that enjoins their wives to be submitted to them. Others want to emphasize the specific roles of husbands and wives within a marriage relationship. In a marital relationship the best response to all of the questions that we face is "all of the above," not only the advice or parts of Scripture that support our position.

For husbands, our very best response, and the item to place at the top of the list should be, "...Love your wives with the same love Christ showed to the church."

No one, and no wife, will have a problem with the man who walks in the same love that Jesus showed to His church. We create problems for people when we walk in our own understanding and in our own strength.

Brothers, let us study the life of the Lord Jesus Christ and seek to follow his example of loving with deeds and truth.