Bible Doodle: Colossians 3:18-25

18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord.19 Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly.20 Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged.22 Employees, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. Try to please them all… Read More

Me? Submit? (Col. 3:20-21)

Submission is not something we in America do well. I can’t speak for those in other countries, because I don’t have enough experience in and of your cultures. But individual rights and privileges—something I believe in and support—can lead us to think only of ourselves and what we deserve and have rights to.  Individualistic thinking—what’s… Read More

Submit? You’ve got to be kidding!

As a young independent woman raised in the United States, I had some negative reactions to Paul’s words in Ephesians 5: “…you wives should submit to your husbands in everything.” Ephesians 5:24b Submission was not something I was looking for. “Submit? In Everything? You’ve got to be kidding!” Still, I believed then, as I do… Read More