The Role of the Husband in Marriage The husband is the head of the wife and the home.
This is the constituted order which God Himself ordained.
They feel their marriage will somehow be happier than most marriages they have observed. It is no surprise then that the highest incidence of divorce is found in the below-25 age group...
Wives under 20 are involved in almost half of all divorces recorded yearly.
Gods blueprint for marriage involves Leaving, Cleaving and Becoming One Flesh.
The husband and wife relationship is the closest, the most intimate of all human relationships for it is likened to the relationship between Christ and the Church (Ephesians -33).
The approach is simply "what the Scriptures say about X" in a fairly plain fashion. We also have the wise words of Solomon on the importance of counseling, Without counsel purposes are disappointed (or frustrated): but in the multitude of counselors they are established (Proverbs ).
Here headship is not in the sense of being the boss of the show, nor does it mean that his is the masters voice in all matters, but in the sense of being a spiritual leader, directly in responsibility to God who is your Head.
The husband is to show deference to his wife as the weaker but not an inferior partner.
She is her husbands equal in the grace or gift of life (I Peter 3:7).
The husbands role is to provide and protect the family: to give strength, support, stability and security.Was there ever a time when the true church felt that it did not want to be subject to Christ?