2) a local women's crisis center,
3) a national abuse hotline.
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
(Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network)
Learn how to
respond to abuse; learn how to deal with abusive people. You are a very
PRECIOUS human being in the sight of God, and you deserve to be treated
with love, kindness, gentleness, honor, and respect. Do NOT tolerate abuse!!
and wife should keep these Scriptures in mind in their dealings with one
22 "Wives, submit
yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband
is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he
is the saviour of the body.
24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be
to their own husbands in every thing. 25 Husbands, love your wives, even
as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; 26 That he might
sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having
spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without
blemish. 28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that
loveth his wife loveth himself. 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh;
but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church."
not mean dominated, abused, mistreated; it means deferring to the decisions
of the head of the home; the spiritual head which the Lord God Himself
put in place.
yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands,
love your wives, and be not bitter against them."
husbands, dwell with them [your wives] according to knowledge, giving honour
unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of
the grace of life; [why?] that your prayers be not hindered."
1 Peter 3:7
"If any of you
lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and
upbraideth not; and it shall be given him."
Every one of
us shall give account to God.