Helper

{continued from "Mommy Syndrome"} Let me point something out that you may not have realized before… Do you remember what Jesus called the Holy Spirit? A Helper. A helper is a very significant role. Without a wise helper, our husbands are unable to lead properly. They need us. We need them. The problem is no one wants to submit to his or her role. There are many husbands who quietly allow their wives to lead them around like little puppy dogs. They do whatever their wives tell them to … [Read more...]

Mommy Syndrome

In Genesis 2:18 God defined our roles as wives with the words “help meet.” However, many of us struggle with a problem that I like to call: Mommy Syndrome. Mommy Syndrome is when the wife takes on the role of Mother to her husband. Unfortunately, this occurs many times with no objection from the husband. He develops an “Ahab” mentality--apathetic. Let’s compare Mother and Help Meet A Mother Scolds Corrects Lectures Reprimands Shows dominance Makes rules Expects obedience A Mother also … [Read more...]

Dying is Painful

IN LIKE manner, you married women, be submissive to your own husbands [subordinate yourselves as being secondary to and dependent on them, and adapt yourselves to them], so that even if any do not obey the Word of God, they may be won over not by discussion but by the godly lives of their wives.  - 1 Peter 3:1 Submissive (hupotasso) – obey, submit self unto, to place in order. We NEED to have roles within the marriage. There are roles in all areas of life. If there were no leaders there … [Read more...]

Honoring and Submission

In today’s culture the very idea of “honoring and submitting” sends chills up a woman’s spine! LOL! However, it is NOT meant to be a bad thing. God does not look at us as less than our husbands. We have been given a VERY special role. And, if today’s Christian woman will grasp what God’s Word is telling us, we really CAN have a wonderful…happy…AND fulfilling marriage. However, let each man of you without exception love his wife as his very own self; and let the wife see that she respects and … [Read more...]