Respect
Get a Grip on Being a Wife-Part 1

Getting a Grip on Your Marriage-part 4

Ephesians 5:33    February 29, 2004

Seth Gatchell

 

Ephesians 5:33 Each one of you must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

 

Ephesians 5:33 Each one of you must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

 

 

The Emptiness of the Unaffirmed:

“Do I have what it takes to  strongly                 and   lovingly    deal with my world?”

When a man doesn’t feel respected:

He avoids.

 

He controls.

Unrespected Men:

Avoiding:

Frustrated

Withdrawn

Passive

Excuses

Irresponsible

Silent

No hassles

Isolated

Detached

Trivia

Controlling:

Authoritarian

Harsh

Demeaning

My way

“Don’t tell me…”

In my time

In my way

How I want

Blunt

“Get off my back”

 

A Wife Respects When She...

1. Is Grateful for His Attempts             to do What is Right.

Proverbs 16:24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

A Wife Respects When She...

Is Grateful for His Attempts             to do What is Right.

When a man feels a prisoner to her expectations he will work to reduce                     her expectations.

Psalm 62:5 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him.

A Wife Respects When She...

2. Respects His Needs   

1 Cor. 7:4 The wife's body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband….

 

 

A Wife Respects When She...

2. Respects His Needs   

1 Cor. 7:4 The wife's body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband….

A Wife Respects When She...

2. Respects His Needs   

1 Samuel 16:7 But the Lord said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart."

A Wife Respects When She...

2. Respects His Needs   

When his desires  are downplayed he’ll give up.

A Wife Respects When She...

Respects Her Vow…   

Genesis 2:24 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.