Sermon Outline 3/27/11

The Christian Woman as a Wife (Preached 3/27/11)

Ephesians 5:22-24; Colossians 3:18; 1 Peter 3:1-6

I.                    The Command Stated and Grounded  (Ephesians 5:21-24)

II.                  Some Details to Consider

a.       What is meant by subjection?  (Ephesians 5:21; Colossians 3:18; Titus 2:5; 1 Peter 3:1)

b.      To whom is a wife to be subject? (Ephesians 5:22; cf. 1 Corinthians 7:2-4)

III.                Some Practical Considerations

a.       Voluntary subjection is not the same as subjugation

b.      Be especially loving to your husbands.

c.       Learn from your husbands  as appointed teachers

d.      Be willing to be sanctified.

e.      Be willing to honor your husband even if it is not completely deserved.

f.        Be careful with your tongue.

g.       Be careful to support your husband in his responsibilities.

IV.                What About Women Married to Unbelieving Husbands (1 Peter 3:1-5)


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