Text: Genesis 18:19
God was talking of Abraham here, saying:
” Yes, I’ve settled on him as the one to train his children and… family to observe God’s way of life; live kindly and generously and fairly… ” -(Message Bible).
The family belongs to the man, it does not belong to the woman. The responsibility of building a strong and healthy family,and raising godly children (ie children that God can use, at any stage in their lives, to make the difference in their society and the world at large), is solely the man’s, not his wife’s. His wife is given to him to help him in fulfilling this assignment, and not to take it over from him.
IT’S MORE THAN MATERIAL PROVISIONS!
You see many men think that the most important thing, or all they owe their wives and children is to make plenty of money to pay house rent (or build a well-furnished house), pay school fees, buy fine cars, good clothes and give them a holiday abroad… Not so, dear sir!
AS FOR HUSBANDHOOD…
Ephesians 5:25 says:
” The husband provides leadership for his wife just like Christ does for the Church… ”
Husbands, go all out in your love for your wives, exactly as Christ did for the Church… ” Continue reading THE MAN AND HIS FAMILY