Marriage a Contract of
Obedience and Protection

    Some women might get steamed when they see that word 'obey'. Men do not have as much of a problem and here is why.

    When a man gets a job, he promises to 'obey' the employer's instructions and follow the employers rules. In a factory that might mean a foreman, job assignment and shop rules. No one forced the man to walk into the employment office and ask for a job. But once he enters into the employment agreement he is obligated to 'obey'. If not a 'divorce' follows. ("You're fired!")

    And what does the employee get in exchange for his 'obey'? He gets 'cherished' by his company. 'Cherish' included wages, benefits such a medical insurance and a right to a safe workplace. (Protection). It is an even trade and both sides benefit.

    In the military, the soldier agrees to obey his commanding officer. The government agrees to protect him as best it can as he does his duty as a soldier.

    In a kingdom, the citizens agree to obey the king because the king agrees to protect them from enemies. That is why the king provides the army mentioned above.

   The Declaration of Independence contains these words:

    "(King George) evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world."

    "He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us."

    The Declaration of Independence was a type of Divorce Paper. The King of England no longer 'loved, honored and cherished' the colonies. Since they were now 'out of his protection', they were no longer obligated to be in obedience. They rejected King George in exchange for King Jesus.

    So what does a wife get in exchange for 'obey'. She gets cherished which includes 'protection'. A husband is not obligated to protect a rebellious wife, and a wife is not obligated to obey a 'wife beater' like King George.

    Why do many men divorce their wives and marry their secretary? Could it be because the secretary obeys whereas the wife of today thinks she should 'wear the pants'?

Love - honor - cherish

Love - honor - obey

God Israel
Man Wife
Parent Child
King Citizen
Employer Employee

 

 

 

 

Me? Obey Him?: The Obedient Wife and God's Way of Happiness and Blessing in the Home
By
Elizabeth Rice Handford

 

 

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Question 58: (Two parts) When a husband forbids his wife from going to a convenience store after dark, and tells his child ,"don't play in the street." What duty is the husband fulfilling?

  Love.

  Honor. 

  Cherish (Protect).

And if a wife or child does not obey, what is the result.

  Nothing because the TV makes it clear that children are smarter than parents and wives smarter than husbands.

  They have removed themselves from his protection.