Following Jesus in Our Families

Big Idea: Jesus transforms our family relationships.

Ephesians 5:22-24


  • Fears about submission:

  1. We fear it lowers the value of women.

  2. We fear it enables the worst tendencies of men.

  3. We fear it perpetuates unjust systems.

Ephesians 5:21

Ephesians 6:1-4

Matthew 20:25-28

  • Submission

    1. is not subordination

    2. everyone is called to submit

    3. is a choice

  • Authority

    1. is not glorifying

    2. everyone is given authority

    3. is an obligation

Ephesians 5:22-33

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