Saturday, March 19, 2011

Loving Your Husband

My sister, Debbi, and I were talking about "godly" women the other day.  Women think they are godly when they go to Bible studies, read their Bible, pray everyday, and get involved in lots of outside ministries: school, church, and community service. 

However, Scripture admonishes the older women to train the younger women to do what???  Is one of the first things they are to train the younger women to their Bibles, pray, get involved in lots of activities, etc.?  No, it is to love their husbands. 

So what does loving their husbands look like?  It is described in I Corinthians 13...being patient, kind, bearing all things, enduring all things, not taking into account a wrong suffered, etc.  I think it also means to serve them and please them. 

When you truly love someone, you want to do everything you can to make them happy.  Men are not that difficult to please...lots of good food, sex, and no nagging! So go and make your husband happy!  You reap what you sow.  If you make him happy, you are likely to be happy yourself.

"Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is goodso that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,..."  Titus 2:3,4