[DailyReading] A promise to love and cherish
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Wed Nov 11 00:00:02 MST 2015
Lesson: A Promise Fulfilled
Reading: A promise to love and cherish 2015-11-11
Reference: Eph. 5:21-33
Ephesians 5:21: Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Ephesians 5:22: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Ephesians 5:23: For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
Ephesians 5:24: Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
Ephesians 5:25: Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Ephesians 5:26: That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Ephesians 5:27: That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
Ephesians 5:28: So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
Ephesians 5:29: For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
Ephesians 5:30: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Ephesians 5:31: For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
Ephesians 5:32: This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
Ephesians 5:33: Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
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