Hebrews 13:17 exhorts, “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to
As we have seen in our study of the one another instructions in the New Testament, the gospel has very tangible relational implications. In Ephesians 5:18–21 we see how being Spirit-filled leads to joyful submission to one another out of our reverence for Christ.
Several weeks ago, many South Africans were tensely frustrated, even angry, as we awaited word as to whether President Jacob Zuma would be removed from office. Many of us desired a new king, namely Cyril Ramaphosa. The currency market anticipated such good news. Once it
Pastor James Boice observed, “Marriage is God’s idea and that is a good idea. It is a good idea, because it comes from God who never had a bad idea.” How true! And we can logically conclude that submission for the wife is a good