Day 1 of 7

He Said She Said Daily Devotional

Ephesians 5:22-25

Wives and Husbands

22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.23For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.24Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.

25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

Welcome to day one of our journey together. At Covenant Church we exist to seek and save the lost. Within this vision is the desire to see healthy marriages built for the glory of God.

Ephesians 5 is considered a wonderful passage for husbands and wives. At first glance our passage for today may seem controversial. Maybe as a wife you read this passage and thought..."Submit? I am an independent woman, I got dreams, I can hold my own, I don't like this word submit."

Getting the most from God's Word

As you embark on this Journey, here are four steps to invite God's Word to challenge and encourage you.

  1. Pray

    Pray with focus and openness to see what God has for you. God, connect with me here, as I seek You in your Word.

  2. Read

    Read the selected section of scripture slowly. Take note of intriguing words and phrases. Read them a second time.

  3. Reflect

    Reflect on what strikes you as you read. What does this passage of Scripture teach you about God's values?

  4. Respond

    Respond to the passage. Speak to God directly about what's on your mind and hear. Look for ways to live out what you've uncovered.