There are times, of course, when it feels easier to respect your husband. Such as when he is being loving, is well rested and polite, meeting your needs and being understanding. I know first hand how challenging it can be when your life and marriage are not living up to even basic expectations. Or worse–you are estranged or separated from your husband and he isn’t exactly behaving respectable.
…and the wife must respect her husband. Ephesians 5:33 b
We know this verse. Most wives do. I knew it but my understanding was limited. My filters and guard were very high and leery of this verse. I didn’t trust it. I mean isn’t respect earned? If I give it freely, well, it won’t be valued right? *I* won’t be valued!
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