The grace for obedience is the ability to do the will of God, no matter how much your flesh struggles against it. Obedience in this context doesn’t just mean following God’s instructions, it also means living a life that is holy and devoted to God.
What duties to we owe towards our church leaders? Hint: It’s about more than “Eye Service”.
Like Jesus, Isaac was a son of promise, long awaited by his parents. The sons of (s)laughter were born under unnatural circumstances. Isaac was born to a mother who was old and barren while Jesus was born to young woman who was a virgin. Two extreme situations that should have made it impossible to conceive a child, yet with God – all things are possible.
When it comes to submission we’re quick to shout “wives submit to your husbands” whilst forgetting that submission is an instruction given to every christian, not just the Christian wife.