Summary: God encourages wives to trust Him and love their husbands, even if their husbands haven’t learned how best to love God or them yet.

A Family You Can’t Wait to Come Home To

(Part 2—Wives)

The aged women likewise... teachers of good things;

That they may teach the young love their husbands...

From Titus 2:3-4

Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands,

that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives,

when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear.

1 Peter 3:1-2

Your Love for Your Husband Grows From Your...

Caring Behavior (1-2)

The valuable skill of willing adaptation

-The response to sacrificial love

-Live and relate to him in a manner that pleases God

Giving the honorable gift of respect

-Respect produces influence

-Influence affects living

Memorable Appearance (3-5)

The challenge of balanced beauty

Face-first clothing

Make visible the invisible you, not just what’s “added”

Gentle spirit—Considerate; giving rest (Jesus, Matthew 11:29)

Quiet spirit—Bears disturbances without creating more disturbances

Committed Response (6)

Doing good through loving, committed cooperation

Believe in the difference you can make by your actions