by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies – Why Do We Think We Know Better Than God?
Editor’s note: Nancy goes on from here to say that husbands are not in charge of the home. Only a woman can run the home. She also does not say what to do when you’re a righteous stay at home submitting mama. Or you have a brood of kids and a husband who refuses to work. Or what to do if your husband is ill, disabled or dead. Those are some strict gender roles there Nancy.
Often it can be very convenient for the father to stay home because the wife can get a better paying job. However, just because she can earn more, does that make it right? God created different roles for the male and female. He created women to be the nurturers, nourishers, and nest builders of the home and family. A father can do this to a certain extent, but not with same anointing as the mother. He created men to be providers and the Bible tells us that a man who does not provide for his family is worse than an infidel (1Timothy 5:8).
Often a husband finds it difficult to get work. However, when the wife takes over his role, she undermines his purpose as a man. We bless our husband when we embrace our role and don’t interfere with his role.
Society today blurs the roles and the differences God created in the man and woman. Both male and female are needed to reveal the image of God and we walk in God’s perfect plan when we embrace who God created us to be. It is easy to fall into the trap of living by “situational ethics.” We do what we think suits us the best and what is most convenient at the time. Situational ethics may work well in the situation, but it may not be the truth.
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