Wives and Husbands
22Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.
25Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.1 28In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, 30because we are members of his body. 31“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” 32This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. 33However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
- 1 5:27 Or holy and blameless
Marriage: God’s DesignEphesians 5:31-33 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 41:04 • ID: 3279
A Word to Husbands — Part ThreeEphesians 5:28-30 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 41:06 • ID: 3278
A Word to Husbands — Part OneEphesians 5:25 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 38:25 • ID: 3276
A Word to Husbands — Part TwoEphesians 5:25 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 21:12 • ID: 3277
A Word to WivesEphesians 5:22-24 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 45:47 • ID: 3275
Marriage: An IntroductionEphesians 5:22-33 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 37:34 • ID: 3274
Submitting to One AnotherEphesians 5:21 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 38:46 • ID: 3265
Giving ThanksEphesians 5:20 Sermon • 41:23 • ID: 3264
Filled with the Spirit — Part OneEphesians 5:18-19 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 41:16 • ID: 3262
Filled with the Spirit — Part TwoEphesians 5:18-19 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 32:29 • ID: 3263
A Study in Ephesians, Volume 6Gifts from Above Ephesians 5:1-19 Series • ID: 14906
A Study in Ephesians, Volume 7The New Self Ephesians 5:20-33 Series • ID: 14907
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