In eternal matters, salvation, and life and death man is fully impotent to assist us. To put our hope or trust in governing authorities is to place our faith in broken vessels. To do this is double-minded. But, God; God is faithful. He is not only able to help us, but He is also willing. He is faithful to His Word, and unchangeable in His promises. We must put our faith, hope, and trust in Him. Even when it seems that there is no help left on earth we must have a vibrant and robust hope that God is our help.
Submission is more than just saying ‘yes dear’ even when your own opinion in a matter differs completely. The submission of our Savior led Him to prayer and grieving so that He literally sweat great drops of blood. His submission was spiked thorns encircling His head. Hammering great spikes from which to be hung after being beaten until He no longer bore any resemblance to a man. Was this weak? No. This was His very great strength. He says for the JOY set before Him He went to the cross. That is how we should view submission, no matter how difficult it may seem. Submission is joyful, and for most of us we have not yet resisted sin as Christ did to the point of shedding our blood.
Just as we prepare ourselves and our hearts for worship, we can prepare ourselves and our homes to serve our husband. Our husbands have been given as heads over us, they are our protective covering against the world, the devil, and our flesh. They are the representatives of Christ over us, and the way that we serve our husbands should be identical to how we would serve Christ himself.
When I was growing up we would have never have used the phrase “I am bored” I don ‘t know at what point I became aware of it but we just knew that if we were to say that or any variation of it, we would promptly be put to work. We were taught to work around our home and …