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13 Dec 2017 WIVES RESPECT!
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Ephesians 5:33

“Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.”

When I served as an officer in the Air Force, I shared an office with a Major who had once been assigned to the Pentagon. It was the custom for the lowest-ranking service member in the office to get coffee for all of the others. My friend related that one day as he stood in line to get coffee for his office he found himself standing next to a full Colonel, the   rank just below General.

My friend commented to the Colonel that he understood that it was the task of the lowest-ranking member of each office to go for the coffee. The Colonel responded, “That is correct and I am!” (Now that was an important office!)

Just because the Colonel was out-ranked by others in his office, it did not diminish from his importance. In like manner, the wife is just as important in the home as the husband — she just occupies a different position.

In serving as the Godly woman in the home, the wife must heed the admonition of Scripture to honor and respect her husband. That entails paying attention when he gives himself sacrificially to meet her needs. All too often it is easy to take for granted when another gives sacrificially for us. That should never be!

Blessings dear hearts. May God richly bless you as you bless others by your words and actions!

– – – Pastor Cecil