Meeting the Needs of Your Woman
In last week’s message, “Meeting the Needs of Your Woman”, Pastor Dave called on men to love their wives by meeting their emotional needs. This week’s Life Action Points (LAP’s) are geared toward husbands to help you work on the important areas of your marriage this week. It will make a difference if you run a few marriage LAPs!
Monday: Meeting the needs of your wife is about giving of yourself for her needs. Meet her Need for Affection by taking her for a walk; writing an “I love you” note; or holding her hand as you talk.
Ephesians 5:25. “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.”
Tuesday: Are you inspired by your wife today? Show it by meeting her Need for Family Commitment by getting involved your goals for your children.
Genesis 2:23 “This at last is bone of my bones ad flesh of my flesh.”
Wednesday: Affirm your commitment to your wife by meeting her Need for Conversation. Have a conversation about your shared responsibilities to God, family, work, and church.
Genesis 2:24 “and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”
Thursday: Would you wait a lifetime for the mate who would completely accept and value you as you are? Be that person for your wife by meeting her Need for Honesty and Openness. Practice revealing your most private thoughts with your wife, don’t hide things from her.
Genesis 2:25. “And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.”
Friday: Marriages are stressed over finances. Nourish and cherish your wife by addressing the financial issues and making sure you take care of the business of your home. Need for Financial Support.
Ephesians 5:28-29 “…He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it…”