Two Words for a God-Glorifying Marriage:
A word for wives: SUBMIT. (Eph 5:22)
How? Like the church does to Christ!
It’s Exclusive. (Eph 5:22-23)
It’s Exhaustive. (Eph 5:24)
A Word for Husbands: LOVE. (Eph 5:25)
How? Like Christ does for the church!
It’s Unselfish. (Eph 5:25-30)
It’s Unstoppable. (Eph 5:31-32)
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):Read Ephesians 5:22-33What does the word “submit” mean, in general terms? Why is this instruction given to wives? What are some things submit does NOT mean? How would you explain this concept to a young female friend that just got married? Describe, in your own words, the picture of Christ and the church that is supposed to play out in marriage. Why did God design marriage to work that way? Why does God tell men to LOVE their wives, but tell wives to RESPECT their husbands (Eph 5:33)?