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Friday, August 16, 2013

love and serve your wife

So if you think that the wife is the loser because she is told to fear her husband, remember that the principal duty of love is assigned to the husband, and you will see that it is her gain. “And what if my wife refuses to obey me?” a husband will ask. Never mind! Your obligation is to love her; do your duty! Even when we don’t receive our due from others, we must always do our duty.
-- Homily on Ephesians 5:22-23 by St. John Chrysostom

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