Remember, however, before we look at those verses, the idea of submission has already been introduced in relation to one another. The word “submission” is not in the Greek of verse 22, but it is supplied from the previous sentence (verse). There is a mutual submission of the wife to her husband and the husband…

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The first main verb is “filled (with the Spirit)” in v. 18, and Paul then describes what it means to be filled with the Spirit. Being fulfilled with the Spirit means: We address one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. We sing to the Lord with our heart. We make melody to the…

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In other words, because children learn sinful ways of behaving in a household, they often repeat those sinful behaviors in adulthood. There are a multitude of examples in the Scriptures. Abraham apparently passed on lying to his son Isaac. (Gen 12:10-20; 26:1-16). Granted, the episode with Abram’s going down to Egypt occurred before Isaac was…

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“I will make you a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you” (Gen 12:2-3). “The word of the LORD…

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The United States Government has published a report which gives the Benefits of Healthy Marriages. The Benefits of Healthy Marriages for Women: More satisfying relationship. Emotionally healthier. Wealthier. Less likely to be victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other violent crimes. Less likely to attempt or commit suicide. Decrease risk of drug and alcohol…

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