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Many husbands have abused the word “submission” and used it as a control measure – Apostle Folorunsho Alakija

Many husbands have abused the word

Billionaire businesswoman, Apostle Folorunsho Alakija, has mentioned that many husbands have abused the phrase ‘submission’ in Ephesians 5:22 and used it to manage their wives.

In line with Mrs Alakija, these males have chosen to ignore verse 21 and 25 which command {couples} to “submit to 1 one other” and husbands “to like their wives simply as Christ loved the Church”

“We discover that husbands do not want to concern themselves with verse 21 which says submit to 1 another however they selected to camp with spouse undergo your husbands. However they did not go further down to go and read verses 25 and 26 which inform husbands extra about what they’re alleged to do,” she mentioned.

“You discover that Verse 21 was shorter however many have chosen to disregard it. There have been many arguments for and towards, many controversies about this phrase submission. Many have twisted it to suit what they need. Many husbands have used it as a management measure. That is not what it’s meant for. Actually, it’s for unity and never for management,”

Writing additional on her Fb wall, she mentioned: “Submission in marriages has at all times been a controversial matter, however what does it actually mean?

“As a Christian spouse, it’s your God-given responsibility to undergo and obey your husband as each of you submit to 1 another and Christ.

“Whereas there are numerous references within the Bible about how a girl ought to behave in marriage, there are additionally scriptures that guide men on how they must deal with their wives.

“Often missed, however, is that males are equally obliged to like, nourish and cherish their wives.

“Christian husbands mustn’t abuse their authority. Let the word of God in Ephesians 5:21-25 guide you in main a peaceful marriage.”

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