Quoting Quiverfull: Even if He Abuses You He Still Owns You?

Quoting Quiverfull: Even if He Abuses You He Still Owns You? February 18, 2016

quotingquiverfullby Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles – Does the Bible Teach the Concept of Human Property? as always linked through Do Not Link.com

Editor’s note: And he continues on to assert that you as the woman have to accept whatever treatment a man doles out, even the abusive stuff, because he owns you. Says it’s wrong, but that it does not cancel out the fact that you are owned.

But even for some Christians who embrace the concept of male headship as taught in God’s Word – they still struggle with this concept of a wife being the property of her husband. The reason is because they fear the abuse of such power and with good reason as many men have abused this power God has given them over their wives.

But the abuse of power by those in authority, whether in government, the church or the home does not negate the truth that God teaches about authority and ownership in the family. God has delegated his ownership of the family – the wife and the children to the husband and father.

God teaches that when women and children willingly submit to the authority of the husband and father in the home – he blesses them and it is a testimony to the world of God’s power. When a husband uses the power God has given him, not for his own sinful and selfish desires but for the glory of God he blesses his entire family through his leadership, provision and protection(I Peter 3:1-6).

QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders, cultural enforcers and those that seek to keep women submitted to men and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers to examine the ideas of Quiverfull and Spiritual Abuse honestly and thoughtfully.

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