EPHESIANS 5:21-33 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ,Continue reading “Ephesians 5: Ideals for Husbands and Wives”
“Clean living” would be the lifestyle Christ Jesus modeled. Moreover, for us, this means personal sacrifice and maturing repentance (learning along the Way). These two go hand in hand.
In Ephesians 4, the Apostle Paul describes moving from unforgiveness and all the physical, emotional, and spiritual results of that in our lives to forgiveness.
Yet… even though we have God’s full support… we must recognize that God is good and not us. The best we can do is reflect Him.
We can be encouraged that Christ Himself dwells in our hearts.
What we are to follow is a source outside ourselves: Jesus.
God arranged the created order with ‘relationship’ at the core of His design.