Friday, June 19, 2009

Ten Commandments In Marriage

Ten Commandments for Husbands
Thou shalt not take thy wife for granted, but will honour and respect her as thy equal. (1 Pet 3:7)
Thy highest allegiance, except God, shall be to thy wife, not thy relatives or friends. (Gen 2:24)
Thou shalt frequently tell thy wife how important & valuable she is to thee. (Phil 2:3; Prov 31:10-11)
Thou shalt hold thy wife's love by the same means that thou won it. (Sos 5:10-16)
Thou shalt actively establish family discipline with thy wife's help. (Eph 6:4)
Remember to do all the little things for thy wife when you say you will. (Mt 5:37)
Keep thine eyes on thy own wife, not thy neighbors. (Prov 5:15-20; Job 31:1; Jer 5:8)
Thou shalt make every effort to see things from thy wife's point of view. (Gen 21:12)
Thou shalt not fail to kiss thy wife every morning. (Sos 8:1)
Thou shalt not be stingy with thy wife when it comes to money. (Esther 5:3)
Ten Commandments for Wives
Expect not thy husband to give thee as many luxuries as thy father hath given thee after many years of hard labor. (Phil 4:11; Amos 4:1)
Thou shalt work hard to build thy house with the husband that you have, not fantasizing about "the one that could have been". (Prov 14:1)
Thou shalt not nag...hit him with thine frying pan, it is kindlier. (Prov 27:15; 21:19)
Thou shalt coddle thy husband and be a warm wife. (1 Cor 7:3-5)
Remember that the frank approval of thy husband is more to thee than the side glances of many strangers. (Ezek 16:32; 2 Pet 2:14)
Thou shalt not yell at thy husband but will be a gentle and quiet spirit. (1 Pet 3:1-4)
Permit no one to assure thee that thou art having a hard time of it. (1 Pet 5:9)
Thou shall not fail to dress up for thy husband with an eye to please him, as thou didst before marriage. (Sos 4:9-11)
Thou shalt submit to thy husband from thy heart and allow him to be head of the household. (Col 3:18; 1 Pet 3:6; Eph 5:33)
Thou shalt assure thy husband and others that he is the greatest man alive. (Phil 2:3; Sos 5:9-16)

1 comment:

April said...

This sounds great and hilarious if you find a husband maintaining at least 5 of these let me know...

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