Lesson #29: Chivalry

Talk about the definition of chivalry: Chivalry (Bible Dictionary): “Protecting the weak, the suffering and the neglected by maintaining justice and righteousness.”

Read 1 Peter 3:7…Do what is right and protect those who are weak.

Read Ephesians 5:21-33

Talk about strength: As husbands/future husbands, we must portray these qualities to her…Strength: having power, force and vigor for the task assigned. For example, when you set a goal for yourself, know it confidently and strive for it every day, even when it is difficult.

Read 1 Peter 3:7

Talk about being considerate: Be considerate. Be careful not to cause inconvenience or hurt to others. As husbands/future husbands, be considerate to your wife’s spiritual, emotional, and physical needs as she does/will do for you. According to the Bible, wives, comparative to the husband, is the weaker vessel. Be mindful and considerate to that.

Read Ephesians 5:25

Talk about love: Loving someone means that you are seeking the highest good for another person. These actions can also be defined as selfless actions. When it comes to a spouse loving another spouse, submit to each other in a harmonious partnership. As for the husband, the husband must be chivalrous to ensure safety and security for his family.

 

References:

Bible Study Tools. (2017). Retrieved from http://www.biblestudytools.com/

NIV Life Application Study Bible. (2011). Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan.

The Bible Knowledge Commentary: New Testament. (2004). Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Bible Society.

The Bible Knowledge Commentary: Old Testament. (2004). Colorado Springs, Colorado: International Bible Society.

Unger, M. F. (1976) Unger’s bible dictionary. Chicago, IL: The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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