The Wife And Her Responsibilities (1 of 2) by Jim Henry

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Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church of Orlando
3701 L. B. McLeod Road
Orlando, Florida 32805-6691

Ephesians 5:22-24
Print 253, CT 1806

22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife as
Christ is the head of the church, his body, of
which he is the Savior.
24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also
wives should submit to their husbands in
I clipped this out of the newspaper just this week and I
think as an entree to the message I'll read it.
"An employment expert predicts that more
married American women will seek work in
the 1980's purely as a self-defense
measure against the prospect of divorce.
Faced with statistics showing two in five
marriages breaking up, some divorced
women will find it very difficult to get
alimony and then harder still to keep it
coming", says Eli Gensburg, Chairman of
the National Commission for Employment
That statement will mean more as we go along.
Notice in Ephesians Chapter 5 that several things happen at
conversion. If you are here and you are not a Christian, this
really won't make a lot of sense to you, and I want to say that
ahead of time. But I'm praying that through this message to
God's people, the Holy Spirit will speak to you and when you
come to Jesus, that you will know what is expected of you in
coming to Jesus, as an individual and in your home.
1) In Ephesians Chapter 5, verse 19, the Bible says that
when Christ comes into our lives, there is a difference in us.
We speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs,
singing and making music in our hearts to the Lord. When
Christ comes in our lives, there's a difference in our hearts.
2) There's a difference in our relationship to God, always
giving thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of
our Lord Jesus Christ. When we get saved, we begin to look at
God and Jesus and the Holy Spirit ...

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