TITLE: Putting Husbands in Their Place.
TEXT: Ephesians 5:22-24
THEME: Wives serve Christ in serving their husbands
What does it mean for wives to submit to their husbands?
I. You must understand the meaning of submission.
A. It means God has an ___________ in the family. The husband has one role, the wife another.
B. She is to submit to her _______ husband. Women are not inferior to men. She doesn't submit to every man.
C. Wives are to be submissive "as to the Lord."
II. You must understand the method for submission.
A. The order of authority is rooted in _____________.
B. The order of authority is also rooted in _____________.
III. For wives, we must understand the model for submission.
As the church is subject Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands. This begs the question. How is the church subject to Christ?
A. As grateful _______________ of his love and care.
B. "in everything. in the sense that this is consistent with ______________ truth.
We must apply the principle of submission.
The greatest enemy in submission is ____________.
The greatest aid in submission is the Holy Spirit.
The greatest test in submission is following through.
The greatest fear in submission is _____________.
The greatest joy in submission is ________________ to God.