Indeed, no one ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 2:23
And the man said: "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called 'woman,' for out of man she was taken."
Look at the birds of the air: They do not sow or reap or gather into barns--and yet your Heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
For we are members of His body.
Chapter Outline1. After general exhortations to love;
3. to flee sexual immorality;
4. and all uncleanness;
7. not to converse with the wicked;
15. to walk carefully;
18. and to be filled with the Spirit;
22. he descends to the particular duties, how wives ought to obey their husbands;
25. and husbands ought to love their wives,
32. even as Christ does his church.
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