Wives: a blessing not a burden
Too often I hear from Christian wives that they feel like a burden to their husband. They don’t feel like they’re contributing. They aren’t sure what difference they make. They don’t see how being a wife is a blessing to their husband.
I’ve talked before about how God created Eve for Adam and it stands to reason we, too, were created by an all-knowing Creator for our spouse. We are meant to be a helpmate to him.
Today, we’re going to talk about what it looks like to be a blessing not a burden to our husband.
The purpose of marriage
First and foremost, you must change your mindset around being a wife. Modern society is going to tell you that being a wife is nothing spectacular. In fact, it says being a wife hinders your progress. It hinders success. As Christians, we know this simply is not true. We know that marriage is a reflection of the relationship with Jesus (Ephesians 5:31-32). Paul is really clear about the purpose of marriage.
Our marriage is designed to be a mirror of how the Church and Jesus become one. They are singular in purpose and that purpose is to glorify God. If you’re walking in that purpose and encouraging each other to grow with their personal relationship with God, how can you be a burden?