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Port Hueneme church of Christ


Husband's Responsibilities

1 Peter 3:7

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 1. Husband is to live in an understanding way with wife
    • 2. Only one verse with great meaning
    • 3. Talk about three things:
  • I. DWELL WITH WIFE
    • A. Time and Heart
    • B. Definition: live with; remain with; to reside with; dwell together
      • 1. A close relationship that requires time and interest
      • 2. Closely related to "know her"
      • 3. Mark 10:7-9; Ecclesiastes 9:9
  • II. DWELL WITH IN KNOWLEDGE
    • A. Understanding Way
      • 1. Women think differently than men.
      • 2. Many things a man must get knowledge about:
        • a. Relationship; marriage; her nature; emotions; needs; spiritual thinking; strengths; weaknesses
    • B. What God Says About Your Responsibilities
      • 1. Loving way
      • 2. Not as lord or beast, or taking advantage of
      • 3. Ephesians 5:17
  • III. HONOR WIFE
    • A. A treasure
      • 1. Must protect, provide, lead, oversee, driving force, security, honor in sharing
      • 2. Joint heir
      • 3. Ephesians 5:25; Proverbs 5:18
      • 4. Equal partners (Galatians 3:27-29)
    • B. Failure to Honor Hinders Prayers
  • Conclusion
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