The Wife And Her Responsibilities (2 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

THE WIFE AND HER RESPONSIBILITIES, PART II
Ephesians 5:22-24
Print 254, CT 1807

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
everything.
Last week was interesting. I heard from you and that's
good. You're thinking, you're listening and I want that to
happen. I feel like I've communicated. As Billy Sunday said,
"If you're shooting at a bull's eye and it doesn't ring, you're
not hitting anything. But if you shoot at a bull's eye and the
bell does ring, you have hit the bull's eye." So I feel I've
hit the bull's eye, because I surely have heard the rings.
I recognize that what I'm preaching is new and foreign to
many of you. I recognize that. I recognize that some of you
are in difficult situations because of past experiences or sin
in your life or some wrong decisions. You have found it's not
easy to get out of those positions or situations. I recognize
that. I am teaching principles today. I am teaching them in
the hope that those of you who are making choices, who have
decisions to make about your home, will make those decisions.
For those of you young people or singles, for those of you who
were formerly married, for those of you who are married; it's
still not too late to make basic changes in your life. It can
happen only through the power of the Holy Spirit. I recognize
that. But I also recognize that He can do it.
Many times in the past I've had ladies, come up to me and
say, "I did not believe in the principle of submission; but
once I obeyed the Holy Spirit and became submissive to Christ
as Lord, the Lord enabled me to be submissive to my husband's
headship in the home. I want to tell you, it's made all t ...


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