Simple Family Part 2 “Simple Husbands”
Simple Family – Part 2
God ______________ His revelation to us with the idea of family and __________________ Himself to us in the context of family.
A simple and successful marriage involves seeing your spouse as a ___________ from God and knowing that your marriage is primarily not about you, but about ___________.
Three simple words for husbands are:
_____________ _____________ ______________
God desires husbands to simply ____________. Ephesians 5:25
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Husbands are given an ________________ to follow in the area of love.
Husbands are called to this standard for ________________, not _________________.
Am I loving my wife/family for her ultimate ___________ and ______________?
God desires husbands to simply ____________. Ephesians 5:23
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.
The “buck” _____________ with the husband.
________________ Mark 10:42-45
42 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. 43 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. 45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Men’s leadership is not based on better ______________ but divine _________________.
Am I leading in a way that ________________ the load for my wife/family?
God desires husbands to simply _____________. 1 Peter 3:7
7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.
The word “dwell” means to _____________ or _______________________.
This is difficult for many men because they don’t need to be ____________________.
Am I living with my wife in a way that places a priority on _________________ her?
Men do not need to love, lead and love on their ___________.