Verse: Genesis 3:16 “To the woman He said: “I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; In pain you shall bring forth children; Your desire shall be for your husband, And He shall rule over you.”
We, as women, forever feel the need to be wanted and loved by our spouses. That’s desire. It is in our core to long for a committed relationship and marriage. And when married, we still long for the loving touch, admiration and approval from our husbands. With this comes the “rule” over women. And this should not be seen as the husband being the boss over a wife. This is an authority with the nobility of a generous and graceful king, for his wife to be submissive in love and respect. We should remember that this ripples a bit further in the ponds of our lives: Jesus is
Prayer: Father the desire of my heart is onto you. You have chosen me and love me so much that you see me as Your bride. Help me to understand the yearning desire in my heart and to accept the loving rule of my husband.
Spiritual Growth: Remember the little list you made up. Write 5 things that you desire from your spouse.