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23 Biblical Qualities of a Good Husband

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1. He loves his wife sacrificially. (John 12:24)
2. He diligently seeks to understand his wife. (1 Peter 3:7)
3. He lovingly teaches her the truth of God’s word, both overtly and through his conduct. (Ephesians 5:25‐27)
4. He is concerned about the spiritual well being of his wife and prays for her on a regular basis. (Colossians 4:2) He does not rule over his wife or family; he is there to serve even as he leads. (Mark 10:45)
5. He takes seriously his responsibility to shepherd his family knowing that he must give an account to the Lord. (Ephesians 6:4)
6. He listens attentively to his wife to grow in his knowledge of her. (Proverbs 31:11)
7. He treats his wife with gentleness and understanding at all times. (1 Peter 3:7)
8. He places the interests of his wife above his own. (Philippians 2:3‐5)
9. He is self‐controlled, kind, humble, and not easily angered. (Galatians 5:22‐23)
10. He is not ruled by alcohol or other forms of intoxication. (Proverbs 20:1)
11. He does not indulge in ungodly passions; instead he disciplines his body to bring it under God’s authority. (Galatians 5:24)
12. He is ruled by Christ and places himself completely under His authority. (1 Corinthians 11:3)
13. He is not wise in his own eyes but relies on the wisdom of God as revealed in His word. (Proverbs 26:12; Psalm 1) Continue reading 23 Biblical Qualities of a Good Husband

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