1 Corinthians 11:3 says “But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.”
Genesis 2:18 says “Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make a helper for for him.”
Ephesians 5:33 says “However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.”
Men, us women are EXHAUSTED. Here is a refresher of what we need from you. Yes, I said “need” and not “want.” Women all over the world have been fighting to be more powerful, smarter, stronger, tougher, to be seen, and to be heard because we are tired of being seen and treated as less; but I said “need” because God created man AND woman for a reason. We need each other.
First of all, notice the first verse. There is so much depth to each one but I’m going to focus on how this one directs men to God. Read that again; it directs men – to – God. Men, we need you to take the time and submit yourselves to Christ to gain restoration. Close out the world and refresh your soul’s through Christ. I can’t stress enough how deeply it is needed. This world will eat you up and spit you out without you even realizing it’s happening. Without connecting with Christ, you’ll come to believe that the ways of the world are the only ways to live. You’ll desire unnecessary things and make avoidable — harmful mistakes. As I’ve mentioned in other blogs, the enemy isn’t out to destroy circumstances… he is out to destroy souls — he just knows that destroying your circumstances will lead to destroying your soul because we are consumed by the ways and standards of the world. You don’t need to have and be what social media, television, magazines, and music say you should have and be (big house, rude to women, 2 women at a time or multiple throughout life, the most expensive car, living in a woman’s house so that she can support you, tricking women into sleeping with you, buying yourself another pair of sneakers instead of paying a debt, etc.…) Your happiness, purpose, strength, courage, and all else will be found when connected with Christ and disconnected from all else. (It’s about character. Focus on the Kingdom: Matthew 6:33. BE WHO Christ wants you to be and all else will be taken care of.) Then and only then will you be able to look at the media and others around you and have the confidence to not serve them in any way because you’ll know who you are; which is a leader through Christ in the purpose He has given you ( we all have special gifts given to us by God to serve a purpose in life.) So if/when you do serve others with anything, it will be with the contribution God has asked you to lead with. And this will be more fulfilling than anything else this world asks of you or has to offer you.
The second verse say’s it’s not good for man to be alone. Again, there is so much depth to this verse but I will focus on the part that God said He will make a helper for him. Women are your helpers (and vice-versa) meaning we are here for you (“we are here for you” not as ownership, but as a companion). We aren’t against you, above you, or beneath you. Women should be respected, honored, heard, seen, and taken care of emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. Water a woman correctly and she will create a garden for you to reside in; leave her quenched and you’ll be left with dry grass and wilted flowers. Does this make sense? She will either be miserable with you or leave you and be happy on her own.
And with that, the last verse comes into play. A woman will see her husband and see he deserves her respect as she focuses on her own behavior (as a man focuses on his own behavior.) Why should a woman be submissive to a man who isn’t submissive to God? It’s self-destruction for her.
As I have said in my last-rant-based blog, woman no-longer know what it is to be loved correctly; and men no-longer know how to love correctly. This world has brought us so far to the point where true and meaningful things have been lost. Re-connect with Christ daily (multiple times throughout the day as simple as saying “God teach me.”)
Men, step up. Introduce LOVE, kindness, loyalty, understanding, perseverance, patience, honesty, faithfulness, and all else God leads you to – to the women of this generation and the next. This will place you on a higher step than any other step that fools stand on with meaningless items and ways. Be an example and teach it. Who better to have on your side than God?