Loving your wife
Loving your wife is about the best decision you can make.
The bible says ,if we love our wives we love ourselves.
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
We can see from the above scripture how important loving your wife is.
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
In Message translation, the same truth was emphasized
Eph 5:28 -29
And that is how husbands ought to love their wives. They’re really doing themselves a favor—since they’re already “one” in marriage.
No one abuses his own body, does he? No, he feeds and pampers it. That’s how Christ treats us, the church,
Two principles can be noticed in the Message translation.
1. You are doing yourself a favor when you love your wife.
2. You are one in marriage.
That means no matter how hard it seems to love your wife or no matter how unlovable your wife seems, these two principles will help you to be able to love them.
If every husband would see loving their wife as doing themselves a favor and not any one else, they would love their wives without complaining.
And that you are already one in marriage and that loving your wife is like feeding and pampering your own body.
There is no point starving and treating your body harshly.
A healthy body will serve you because it will have stamina to carry you through the journey and function properly.
We love our bodies and we take care of it.
Taking our bath, going to the spa, gym, saloon, barber, wearing different clothes ans shoes of different designers, majority of our actions are to protect and care for our bodies.
We also see ourselves in the way we appear.
In essence our bodies represent us.
People will address us the way we are dressed.
So let every man treat their wives with so much respect and dignity respecting them.
Loving your wife comes with a lot of benefits.
You are happy as the husband for fulfilling scriptures and your wife is happy doing you well.
God bless your marriage
Confession of the day
I fulfill my high calling of being an helper meet to my spouse
Prayer for the day
Lord, help me to fulfill my assignment no matter how difficult it is in Jesus name.
Thoughts of the day
God calls with a mandate and purpose to fulfill. He also strengthens to fulfill the assignment
I will ask my spouse “how can I be an helper meet to you?”
Sophia Bolanle Okunowo pastors alongside her husband at Shouts Of Grace Center in Ibadan. She is an administrator with a Health Provider company. She desires to see marriages blessed and fulfilling it’s purpose.