Welcome back! Greetings to the Father, holy angels and saints in Christ. I had my laugh at poor Isaac, but seriously speaking, Abraham and Sarah were great parents. They left Isaac with a godly legacy. Read Gen 24: 63 to see what he was doing when his wife was brought to him.

I would now share an understanding that I received on 3/31/07 about Jesus and the church and this relationship to marriage. Jesus was pierced in His side even as Adam had to be pierced in the side to make way for Eve to come forth. This piercing was the initiating and the deciding moment when Eve became bone of Adam’s bone and flesh of his flesh. Blood and water came out of the Lord’s side when He was pierced, but He was already dead, even as Adam was in a type of death, having no control over the process of the formation of Eve (Jn 19: 33,34). Which organ was pierced? I am not sure, but I am sure that maybe it was His heart.

A search of the internet confirmed what I felt in my spirit (reformed on line.com). Christian Apologetics and Research Theory (carm.org) say that Jesus experienced certain physiological changes due to the blood loss that He experienced. That change is that:

“the heart beats so hard trying to compensate for the loss of oxygen (due to the lack of blood) in the body, that it eventually ruptures. At this point the chest cavity fills with fluid. The soldier pierced Jesus’ side and out came blood and water, signifying that the heart had stopped beating and the blood was settling in the chest cavity. Jesus was dead.”

The point that I am trying to make is that there is a parallel between Jesus’ and Adam’s suffering. Adam would have felt a lot of pain from the surgical procedure and that is the reason God performed the procedure under general anesthesia. Out of the issues of his heart, Adam’s wife was joined to Him. Out of the issues of His heart, Jesus’ church was joined to Him. Jesus is very passionate for His church to be one with Him. In the same way, Adam experienced a deep emotional reaction when he saw Eve for the first time (I am sure that it was this way until he died). This was revealed in his surprised and delighted exclamation in Gen 2:23 & 24:

” This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.”

Pay attention to the note of possession in the words “she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.”

Even the noun to describe this beauty had the word “man” in it. Maybe the syllable “wo” means “wow”! As the originator and founder of the church, Jesus is also her Head. He is everything His church needs, in the same way that the husband is all the man the wife needs. They need no other to fulfill that particular need apart from each other.

Now men, follow the leader!

Jesus gives all authority to His church, put all things under her feet (other passions), instructs, reproves, corrects, guides, supplies the needs, provides resources, keeps the church linked to Himself, keeps the lines of communication open in prayer, praise and worship. Jesus also intercedes for the church, is her advocate before the Father, gives the gifts of the Holy Spirit to empower her to function.

In the same way, the husband is the Jesus to his own wife. In order to benefit, the church must respond and submit to the Lord and so must the wife submit to her husband according to the scriptures. The husband is to:

  • put the wife in authority over her enemies (?ex girlfriends) by giving her his name and by allowing her to function in the authority of his name.  They should have no opportunity to rejoice over embarrassing her (e.g they have your cell number and call you still or vice versa. Cut that out!).
  •  Jesus has ONE church. He is to have no other church (woman) beside her.
  • The husband must put all things (other women including his mother and sisters in subjection to his wife).

Men must understand that they should break these connections in order to be happily married. These connections are the demons of the marriage even as satan and its demons (the gates of hell) are the enemies of the church.

If you read Songs of Solomon, you will find that the wife is not just a passionate lover but also a warrior. She is like an army. If a true wife has reason to believe that there is another “church” (false religion), she is going to rise up in arms. Now, since the evidence of the life of Christ in the believer is the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5: 22,23), a husband like Jesus will produce in the wife and children the fruit or evidence of:

“love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.”

A married man obtains favor from the Lord since Pro 18:22 teaches the wisdom that “whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.”

Why? Married men have been given a job offer to become like Jesus and to become the best CEO ever of “My Family Inc”. The family on earth therefore becomes your church.

Hello, Pastor Husband, Prophet Husband etc!

Women, don’t think you can get away with murder! God requires a lot from the husband, but if you do not play your part,  Jesus will have to cast out every unfruitful branch that does not bear fruit.

Get the picture? Blessings!