Patching Cracks

The Beatles once sang: “All you need is love.” While I love the Beatles, this is just incorrect when it comes to marriage. The fact is that men and women are wired differently and don’t interact with the world in the same ways. In Ephesians, Paul wrote a line that contains amongst the most disputed concepts in my 18 years as a teacher/preacher: “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” I find that many people argue over the meaning of this line and whether or not it’s the best way to approach marriage. Specifically, the word...

 
 
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