by Lady Lydia in her blog Home Living – Should Christian Ask Their Wives To Go To Work?
Editor’s note: Another Christian lady that seems to think that the standards practiced in the time of Queen Victoria still apply in today’s modern world over a hundred years later.
If a husband truly understands God’s word, he will not hint, ask, pressure, demand or command his wife to “get a job.” He is less of a man if he does, because he is expecting her to be a provider. The Christian husband is supposed to be the provider.When the wife becomes a co- provider, she takes on the responsibilities that God has given to her husband. The man loses a piece of his masculinity and will be forever dependent on his wife’s salary, and she forfeits a part of her natural womanliness by leaving the feminine concerns of the home that were designed for her by God. The husband becomes dependent upon her salary and loses his sense of urgency and drive to earn a living.Instead, a Christian husband should be dependent upon his wife in the ways that require her feminine strengths to care for and guide the home. Her work at home advances his health and well-being so that he may be motivated to make provision for his family.