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Why “The Respected Husband?”

September 3, 2014 by

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I hope most people understand why this blog is called “The Respected Husband,” but I thought it might be good to explain it in a post. It is entirely possible that you could initially see the name of the blog and think that the blog could mean several things. It could be taken that I […]

Marriage Instructions: Roles and Responsibilities

July 23, 2014 by

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For some time now, I have wanted to provide a series of posts on the blog that look at the verses in the Bible that provide the foundation for what we believe about marriage. We started with several posts looking at the gospel and sexuality. Last post we started looking at the gospel and marriage. […]

Salvation and Sexuality: Primary Responsibilities

June 3, 2014 by

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We have been looking at some Biblical foundations of sexuality in the last few posts. Those foundations we tried to establish were that God created men and women with equal dignity, with distinctly different roles, and to mirror the trinity. In the last post we looked at the effect of sin on men and women […]

Foundations of Sexuality (Part 5): Sin’s Effect on Manhood and Womanhood

May 30, 2014 by

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We have been looking at some Biblical foundations of sexuality in the last few posts. Those foundations we tried to establish were that God created men and women with equal dignity, with distinctly different roles, and to mirror the trinity. Today we would like to see the effect of sin on men and women through […]

Foundations of Sexuality (Part 3): Men and Women Mirror the Trinity

May 22, 2014 by

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  So far, in our pursuit at looking at the biblical foundations of sexuality we have looked at the foundations that men and women were created with equal dignity and with distinctly different roles. Today, we will explore the foundation that men and women were created to mirror the Trinity. Once again, I want to […]

Foundations of Sexuality (Part 2): Men and Women Were Created with Different Roles

May 19, 2014 by

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Let’s continue our series on God’s design for sexuality and marriage. Last post, we looked at the foundation that God created men and women with equal dignity. Today, we will explore the foundation that men and women were created with different roles. Up front I want to state that most of this material will be […]

The Controlling Husband: Wanting to be a god when you should be like Jesus

August 1, 2013 by

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The topic of my posts usually center on issues involved with a passive husband learning to begin to selflessly lead in the marriage and how to love your wife as Christ loves the church.  While it appears that there is an increasing number of husbands that have ditched their leadership roles in their families and […]

Get on the Ride

March 6, 2013 by

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My son does not like roller coasters. Last summer we went to Universal Studios Florida for a day of family fun and it turned into a “fearfest” for him. It was not that most of the rides were too crazy for him, but it was a fear of the unknown that scared him beyond the […]

The No. 2 Pencil Marriage

January 29, 2013 by

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A friend told me the other day that their child was taking the SAT’s for the first time on Saturday. That brought up a bunch of reminders of my high school days and how “important” those standardized test scores were to a student’s future college endeavors. One of the big things I remember about those […]

Stop Hiding, Start Hurting, Start Healing

September 11, 2012 by

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A couple of weeks back, a reader made a comment about her marriage that really struck a chord with the Peacefulwife and I. The part that really hit home with us went something like this, “I never knew that I was hurting my husband. If I would have known that I was hurting him I […]

When My Spouse is Wrong

September 4, 2012 by

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Today’s post is a guest post by a VERY special guest contributor – my brother!!!  Nathan Trevett is such a godly man, husband and father.  I am really excited that he is going to be tackling some of the husbands’ toughest questions for us.  I appreciate his sound biblical theology and Christ-centered approach.  And he lives […]

Leading a Disrespectful and Uncooperative Wife

September 2, 2012 by

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POSSIBLE IDEAS TO LEAD A DISRESPECTFUL AND UNCOOPERATIVE WIFE: Women love words.  More explanation is often better for us.  More words can help us understand better.  Of course, then we may start arguing – but maybe you could suggest something like, “I am going to listen to your heart and your concerns for 5 minutes, […]