Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Words of Comfort: Institution of Marriage.

Mike Veet cynically asked “It'd be great to get your thoughts on Col 3:18” (about wives “submitting” to their husbands).

The verse is a letter from Paul instructing Christian women. The letter isn’t addressed to unbelievers, and those who read it are reading someone else’s mail—ours.
The Bible is an Instruction Book which, among other things, tells us how to make the institution of marriage work.  The world mocks it, and so they fill the divorce courts (and scar their kids for life) because they don't like God's order. That's their choice and to their detriment.

But I have a further thought. Believers in evolution often point to the behavior of animals to try and justify their animal-like behavior. So let’s take a cue from the King of the animal kingdom. Watch a lion have his woman go shopping for him. When she returns with the beef, she waits while he eats. He roars a couple of times. Then he sleeps while she eats.  That’s God’s order for the lion….and it doesn’t sound too bad at all (to a male).

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