Should wives submit?

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Why do people resent the way Scripture portrays a wife as a keeper of the home who submits to her husband? (See: Titus 2:3-5)

Sadly the intended beauty of this requirement has been marred by distortions and maligned by misrepresentations. This is partly why we need a closer look at the Scriptural portrayal of a wife.

Please read through to the end of this post where I highlight seven things submission is not meant to be to protect us from wrong applications. 

When the nation’s largest Protestant denomination amended its documents to include a statement on the need for a wife to “submit graciously to the servant leadership of her husband,” it resulted in a significant media backlash. Even in the church many were outraged. 

So what should we conclude about the New Testament passage that says, “Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For the husband is the…

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