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Wives


1. Not to be selected from among the ungodly. Ge 24:3; 26:34,35; 28:1.

2. Duties of, to their husbands

a. To love them. Tit 2:4.

b. To reverence them. Eph 5:33.

c. To be faithful to them. 1Co 7:3-5,10.

d. To be subject to them. Ge 3:16; Eph 5:22,24; 1Pe 3:1.

e. To obey them. 1Co 14:34; Tit 2:5.

f. To remain with them for life. Ro 7:2,3.

3. Should be adorned

a. Not with ornaments. 1Ti 2:9; 1Pe 3:3.

b. With modesty and sobriety. 1Ti 2:9.

c. With a meek and quiet spirit. 1Pe 3:4,5.

d. With good works. 1Ti 2:10; 5:10.

4. Good

a. Are from the Lord. Pr 19:14.

b. Are a token of the favour of God. Pr 18:22.

c. Are a blessing to husbands. Pr 12:4; 31:10,12.

d. Bring honour on husbands. Pr 31:23.

e. Secure confidence of husbands. Pr 31:11.

f. Are praised by husbands. Pr 31:28.

g. Are diligent and prudent. Pr 31:13-27.

h. Are benevolent to the poor. Pr 31:20.

i. Duty of, to unbelieving husbands. 1Co 7:13,14,16; 1Pe 3:1,2.

j. Should be silent in the Churches. 1Co 14:34.

5. Should seek religious instruction from their husbands. 1Co 14:35.

6. Of ministers should be exemplary. 1Ti 3:11.

7. Good-Exemplified

a. Wife of Manoah. Jdj 13:10.

b. Orpah and Ruth. Ru 1:4,8.

c. Abigail. 1Sa 25:3.

d. Esther. Es 2:15-17.

e. Elizabeth. Lu 1:6.

f. Priscilla. Ac 18:2,26.

g. Sarah. 1Pe 3:6.

8. Bad-Exemplified

a. Samson’s wife. Jdj 14:15-17.

b. Michal. 2Sa 6:16.

c. Jezebel. 1Ki 21:25.

d. Zeresh. Es 5:14.

e. Job’s wife. Job 2:9.

f. Herodias. Mr 6:17.

g. Sapphira. Ac 5:1,2.