The Husband.Wife Relationship

May 22, 2022 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: The Preeminent Christ

Passage: Colossians 3:18–19



  1. Wives _______________ to Your Husbands. v. 18


“Wives, submit to your husbands as is fitting in the Lord”



  1. What does God _______________ mean by submission?


  1. Submission does not mean _______________ or a lesser standing before God.


  1. It does not mean _______________ submission.


  1. It doesn’t mean _______________.


  1. It doesn’t mean the husband makes all the big _______________.



  1. It is the _______________ thing to do.




  1. Husbands ______________ Your Wives. v. 19


“Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.”



  1. A husband’s love must first, then, be _______________.


  1. A husband’s love for his wife must also be _______________.


  1. A husband’s love for his wife must be _______________.






Application Questions


  1. Why do you think biblical submission is so objected to in the culture?
  2. How can a wife be submissive without becoming a door mat?
  3. How did Jesus love the church?

     4. Who has the greater responsibility the wife who submits or the husband who loves like Jesus does?

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