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submission in marriage

Last Updated on April 1, 2022 by Joshua Isibor


Submission is the act of surrendering or accepting another power or authority. Meaning when you must have decided to marry, you must have made up your mind to Submit. So, you see SUBMISSION is a choice; if you’re not ready to submit to HIS authority, there is no need to marry.

NB: No. submission does not mean leaving your brain. Submission does not mean living or acting in FEAR. Submission is the key ingredient to a Successful Relationship. Before I continue, I’ll like to drop some QUOTES on Submission that might inspire you.

Submission is not about authority
And it’s not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect
~William P. Young
“Take advice, but not orders. Only give yourself orders. Abraham Lincoln once said, ‘Since I will be no one’s slave, I will be no one’s master.'”
~ Jim Rohn
“Submission does not mean being weak or passive. It leads to neither fatalism nor capitulation. Just the opposite. True power resides in submission. A power that comes from within. Those who submit to the divine essence of life will live in unperturbed tranquility and peace even when the whole wide world goes through turbulence after turbulence.”
~ Elif Safak
“Submission is the willingness to give up our right to ourselves, to freely surrender our insistence on having our own way all the time.”
~ Myles Munroe
“Our submission defines our authority”
~ Bradley Cooper


marriage is never a slavery

The need for submission.

Submission is a natural order right from the creation of the world. So submission is a must in marriage. I want to let you know that submission is not slavery; it’s just an Act of Service. The reason is that no one is against your fundamental human right.

Submission in the highest form is OBEDIENCE to your husband. The husband as we all know, is the head of the house. Therefore, the wife should obey her husband irrespective of the husband’s background, religion, or culture. It is necessary to know the husband’s authority so you won’t cross your boundaries, these are his authority listed below.

a. HUSBAND has absolute power over all the kids.

b. HUSBAND has authority over each individual from his family unit

c. The spouse has absolute authority over his wife, no matter what.

d. The husband has the right to decide for the family.

The husband has the final say in the house!!! However, the husband also ought to recollect that it is vital for both partners to SUBMIT.


a. Sex

b. Money and Finance

c. Household issues

d. Relationship with-parents in-law

e. Children’s discipline

f. Profession

g. Christian calling or Ministry.

h. HIS decision

When something is turning out badly in a marriage, and you don’t care for it, NEVER, you overwhelm your better half’s choice or challenge it. You should CALMLY disclose to him your perception so things will be settled genially. On the off chance that ALL YOUR talking isn’t working to GOD in supplication, he’ll generally respect your mentality of acquiescence

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1. Submission in marriage is a sign of strength in marriage.
2. It helps to curb disagreements between a husband and a wife in marriage. Because when there is disagreement quarrel is inevitable.
3. It brings more honor from the husband.
4. It fosters love.
5. It causes longevity in MARRIAGE.

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