The Importance Of Family In The Family

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Family has never been an easy subject to talk about for me. Family as an institution to me is one man, one woman, and the triune God at the center. I realize that is not the cultural norm, but it is what I believe to be correct, as it was instituted by God himself. It means that wives submit to their husbands such as the church submits to Christ and husbands shall submit themselves to their wives such as “just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.” (Ephesians 5:25-27 NIV Bible). Women and men are equal but different; they have their own purpose and compliment one another.…show more content…
First, my family is very conservative and that has been hard on me as a young female, growing up in the church, trying to understand my purpose in relationships. Secondly, my childhood, adolescent years, and even still today has lacked a male figure to whom I can talk or even see with my own eyes a representative of the head of a household man that God tells me about in His word. Thirdly, all my experiences, morals, and inner passions drive me to be prepared for the day, God willing, that I have a husband and children of my own. I want them to understand what the Bible says, but that there are certain consequences for categorizing all women in one category and men in

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