There are three positions in the Christian family. The alpha is the leader, or “top dog” (father/husband), beta (mother/wife) is subordinate to the alpha, and the omegas (children) are at the bottom of the pack, subordinate to both the beta and alpha.
Are Men Necessary? Significant interest in the psychology of men surged from about the mid-1970s, after the feminist movement. Early “masculist” authors included Goldberg (1976) and Farrell (1975), whose original suggestions fell in line with the psychology of the times, namely, that men should be more sensitive and less aggressive.
As a parent, you have the authority to make rules. But, what makes a good parent? How can you raise responsible children? Discipline is “teaching children character, self-control, and moral behavior.” Discipline is perhaps the greatest child-rearing challenge for parents because parents have a heavy investment in its outcome.
1 Corinthians 7:39 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
39 A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband falls asleep in death, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 16:13 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
13 Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
"God calls Christians to a way of life that incites opposition from the world. He calls his people to enter a spiritual war in which opponents seek believers’ destruction and fight against believers’ goals. In this hostile world, it is essential that followers of Christ be courageous and strong." - Richard L. Pratt Jr.
We will consider all of the primary verses that address the subjection and submission of the wife to her husband. This article will be for the conservative, Bible-believing wife, as it will be exactly what the authors meant by the words that they used. We will deal with the original language Greek words so that... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 13:4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 Let marriage be honorable among all, and let the marriage bed be without defilement, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers. On this verse, Thomas D. Lea writes, “13:4. Both Jewish and pagan marriages in the New Testament period were characterized by laxity and immorality. Christians... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 13:4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 Let marriage be honorable among all, and let the marriage bed be without defilement, for God will judge sexually immoral people* and adulterers. * Sexual Immorality: (Heb. zanah; Gr. porneia) A general term for immoral sexual acts of any kind: such as adultery, prostitution, sexual relations between people... Continue Reading →
Husbands, this is going to be direct biblical counsel that is needed for many men and husbands who twist Bible verses to abuse women and wives. 1 Peter 3:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 as also in all his [the apostle Paul's] letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to... Continue Reading →
The opportunity for women to make spiritual progress existed under the Mosaic Law. In Joshua 8:35, we read, “There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read aloud in front of all the congregation of Israel, including the women and children and the foreign residents who were living... Continue Reading →