Dear Sean

Dear Sean:
 
I didn’t get a chance to discuss this when I saw you at the Worldliness Cosmology conference, but I have come to a bedrock conclusion about where Christian Marriage is at.
 
I have no problem with the Lord’s commandment that, if I marry, I am bound to love my wife as Christ loved His church, and gave Himself for it, even laying down His life for it.
 
I especially like Ephesians 5:21 “Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.”
 
Those that fear God submit to what is right, and do not insist on narrow ideas of “authority.”
 
But, don’t you see that it is crazy to imagine that I will receive respect from a modern American woman? Much less “obedience?” God says do it, but women have no use for God’s commandments, obviously.
 
So what use can I have for any people who have no use for God’s commandments?
 
There is nothing in the law that supports even my equal rights in modern civil “marriage,” much less even allows for my authority as head of the marriage as a Christian husband. Husbands do not have a legal leg to stand on, and, I submit, this is the real reason marriage is all but kaput, and that women have come unglued, emotionally unhinged, and impossible for any self-respecting man to tolerate.
 
Women wonder where all the real men are. The real men, with real brains, are getting on with their lives as best they can. We are not male black widow spiders. We are willing to take a reasonable risk, but not an un-biblical risk. Paul says, as I quote below, that we don’t have to; we have discretion in these matters, to a certain extent.
 
I’m willing, at least in theory, to accept my responsibility as a Christian husband in marriage; I’m a stupid retard if I expect that women are ready to accept their responsibility as a Christian wife.
 
I’m a stupid retard, for sure, but not stupid or retarded enough to entertain the level of delusion necessary to accept the absurdity of post-modern civil “marriage.”
 
Now, I double-friggin’ dare you to refute my argument with facts and logic.
 
James
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Ephesian 5:33
 
20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
 
 
I Peter 3:1-7
 
1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.
3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;
4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
5 For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:
6 Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.
7 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
 
 
I Corinthians 7:1-24
 
1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.
2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
4 The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.
5 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
6 But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.
7 For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that.
8 I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I.
9 But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
10 And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:
11 But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.
12 But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away.
13 And the woman which hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him.
14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
15 But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.
16 For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?
17 But as God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.
18 Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.
19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
20 Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.
21 Art thou called being a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord’s freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ’s servant.
23 Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men.
24 Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with God.
 
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One Response to “Dear Sean”

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