To encourage us to be scriptural husbands. Now, if you want to make some adjustments, that's fine, because I want to please you. If you love her, you have to be her sanctifier. And I don't care what anybody else has told you, if the husband fails to fulfil these five duties, he has forsaken the Lord and His sacred rules which he has ordained. Whatever price has to be paid, you're looking at him! And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. You can’t say that it’s her problem! When she goes off, you are the ever standard one who maintains his cool even though she lost hers. It's when you stand steady, and after fifteen, twenty, thirty, fifty years, the wife says, "I'm still satisfied," now you've got a real man. Marriage is an inseparable union between a man and a woman. Primarily by His example and His death: “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8; see also John 15:13). What you must do to make sure that you are doing your part in the marriage. The fact of the matter is that many wives are not sure if their husbands love them. And the bulk of that responsibility rests squarely on the shoulders of the man!

Every marriage is going to experience some serious challenges and difficulties. He should recognize that her personal happiness as a woman, wife, and mother all hinge upon her relationship with the Lord.
Verse 26 says you're her cleaner upper, so cleanse her. The main responsibility of the man is summed up in three words: “Love your wives” (Ephesians 5:25).

You are the sanctifier. It is not that "She's being everything to me I need her to be." She is commanded to be affectionate (philandros) to him and their children (Titus 2:4), and to be obedient (show respect) to him (Titus 2:5). When she needs strength, you are her strength. But until a man has paid the ultimate price of death, he is not exonerated from love. I love my home. Their marriages are in trouble because they are unwilling to obey God’s commandments to them.

Verse 3 tells us to do nothing through selfish ambition. A husband must be firm and decisive, but also humble and unselfish. It's where she's significant even when you disagree. You are her makeup. Cause I'm not going anywhere. She's unique. When that starts backing up and all of a sudden the sink gets full of this dirt, this grime, you don't say, "I'm going to leave you kitchen, because you backed up on me! You thought you were marrying her, but she brought with her her past, good and bad. You say you're the leader, you're the strong one, you say you're the powerful one, then be that! To love as Christ loved and to lay down your life means that you must focus on your partner’s needs and not your own (Philippians 2:3–9). One of the key ways we can do this in our marriage is through communication. Those are hard things to read. He constantly criticizes me on my cooking and running the affairs of house. Because a man is to love his wife as Christ loved the assembly, and that took him to his grave! Are you providing for your wife’s needs to the best of… A big part of being a good husband is paying attention to the small day-to-day things. You don't have this singular relationship with God anymore because you became "one flesh." Men say, “I married the wrong woman!” Well, if you married the wrong woman, treat her like the right woman and she'll become the right woman.

So that no matter how old she gets, she's kept eternally young because she's got a sanctifier in the house. No matter how you speak to me I'm not going to leave you. What you must do to make sure that you are doing your part in the marriage. She was bombarded with your love. Sometimes it means making one side of the bed while she makes the other. The spirit here is that Christ gives himself to his assembly, and just as a man works out to make his body look good, he is to work his wife out so that she looks good. If a loving husband is willing to sacrifice his life for his wife, he is certainly willing to make lesser sacrifices for her. Saviour!" Men are told to study two things. By your words and actions from the heart. Husbands, you're the thermostat, you control the temperature. Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that Satan does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.”. And at the heart of that is sacrifice. Sometimes it means telling her she's the prettiest thing you've ever run into. The home is your job! I'm here to speak to us. Husbands, love your wives like Christ loved the assembly. If you and I are going to be scriptural lovers, it means we must become scriptural saviours. This happiness is hindered because your relationship is out of order. You're the plumber, bring the snake "That he might present it to himself the glorious assembly, not having spot, or wrinkle." You better get used to salvation because this Saviour isn't going anywhere. Husbands are commanded to dwell with their wives. Not only must you be a Saviour, but you must be a sanctifier. I just want to let you know I wouldn't have it any other way."