Godís Plan for Marriage

I Peter 3:1-7

Pew Bible Pg. 985

 

 

I.Husbands are commanded to honor their wives.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 7

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††† A.Living with understanding means knowing them well.

††† B.The spiritual life of the husband is affected by his obedience.

 

 

II.Wives are to trust and obey God in relation to their husbands.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 1-6

 

††† A.God is much more concerned with the heart and character than with the external presentation or reputation.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 3-5

††† B.In trusting God, wives willingly come under their

†††††††† husbands love and leadership.

 

III.Salvation and sanctification are at work.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 1, vs. 6-7

 

††† A.We are a witness to each other in marriage.

††† B.We are a witness to a watching world in how conduct ourselves.

 

Husbands, how are you doing in loving, honoring, and living in an understanding way with our wives?

 

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Wives, how are you doing in trusting God and not our culture in how you are to live as a godly wife?

 

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Church family, how are we doing in praying for the marriages within our church?They are under attack!

 

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