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In the New Testament church, leaders were required to demonstrate faithfulness at home they were considered eligible for leadership (Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-13). Scripture does say we must be willing to leave everything for Christ.Too often in our context, we consider leadership to be so important that it's worth neglect of home life. And it's dangerous because it's built on the assumption that "without me, God's church can't survive." But God says, "I will build my church" (Matthew ). You will both give an account on the last day of how you stewarded your marriage, your parenting, your family. Jesus said, "And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life" (Matthew ).but it is more than that because it means that they have left their parents' household …and have established a new family, such that their primary human loyalty is now to each other, before anyone else.Family is a priority for the godly husband and father not because of some sentimental Ozzie and Harriet vision of the traditional family — far from it.
His words cut me because I love him, and I want to marry him.There's a reason Paul tells husbands to love their wives the way Christ loves the church and that Peter tells husbands to live with their wives in an understanding way (Ephesians , 28-29, 1 Peter 3:7).Both command husbands to strain against their bent, against that desire to conquer the world to the neglect of home, hearth and wife. Paul writes, "Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.… We started dating/courting after seeking God and believe God brought us together.We share the same desire to further the kingdom of God and to be who He created us to be.
What this cannot mean, however, is that a man is justified in neglecting the duties he owes to his wife and children. Because it is God who requires those duties of him.