This message is rarely taught within the church. I believe that part of the reason for its rarity is that it is not a popular message in the world. However, as Christians, our lives are not supposed to reflect the world. Rather, we are supposed to reflect Christ.
The husband is head of the wife even as Christ is Head of the ecclesia (Ephesians 5:23, CV).
Someone is responsible for the wife and the family. There is a place where the buck stops. God has made the husband that responsible agent (I Corinthians 11:3). It can clearly be seen in Genesis 3 that the husband is the responsible agent. When Adam and Eve sinned in the garden, for whom did God come looking? He came looking for Adam!
Manhood is defined by God, not by society. Being a real man has nothing to do with body-building or “bossing women around.” It has to do with responsibility. The course of the world will lead men to become effeminate in the guise of masculinity by forsaking the seriousness of their divine responsibilities. Such emasculated men will tirelessly point in all directions in an attempt to pass off the responsibility…
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