The Spirit-Filled Husband
Dr. Adrian Rogers
Ephesians 5:18, 22-33
I want to speak to you today on "The Spirit-Filled Husband," what a husband is to be to his wife if he really wants to be what he ought to be, what God wants him to be, and what he ought to be on this Mother's Day.
[Read Ephesians 18, 22-33] And what a wonderful, wonderful passage this is on the spirit filled husband. Now, mister, God did a good thing for you when he gave you his wife, Proverbs 18:22 says, "Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing." That's a good place for an amen, fellows. Now, you're trying to get in good on Mother's Day, and you just sat there like a bump on a log; now listen, you should have said, "Amen," and squeezed her hand a little. The Bible says, "Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing."
Now, you don't have to get married, and it's not God's plan for everyone to be married and God has talks about the sanctity of the single life just as well as he talks about the marvels and the wonder of the married life and if you are single and perhaps you have the gift of singleness, don't think that the message is not for you because if you listen with a spiritual ear when I talk about how the husband is to love his wife you're going to find out that Jesus loves you the way that I'm going to tell a husband to love his wife and there will be a spiritual blessing here for all of us whether we're married whether we're single, whether we're widowed, whether we are hoping to get married, whatever the situation is I want you to listen because there is a lesson here and a message for everybody and oh, that we could sound it again and again and again the sanctity of the Christian home.
Aldus Huxley in his volume, Brave New World, suggested that before long, marriage licenses may be sold like dog licenses, good for twelve months with no law against changing dogs or keeping more than one animal at a time; and that, ladies and gentleman, is a world that we're moving into, and oh ...
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