Sacrifice and Submission in Marriage: Unlocking the Promises of Christ Through Obedience
by R. Joseph Ritter, Jr.
When we read Ephesians 5, we are left with the questions: How is the church to submit, and in what ways does Christ sacrifice Himself for the church? Paul does not answer these questions. Because Ephesians does not contain explicit examples of how the church is to submit and how Christ sacrifices Himself, the instructions of Paul to the wife have been misused, misapplied, and misunderstood.