The problem with white-knights (especially in the church) is they often don’t realize they’re doing it. So deeply has the feminist dogma penetrated, they think they’re on the side of both right and good.
Recently, a blogger called “Bike Bubba” attempted to take me to task because of the (outrageous to feminists) advice I gave. He was embarrassing to watch. He seemed upset because I advised a wife (who was seeking suggestions on how she could submit to her husband) to write him a letter and ask that he hold her accountable to the point of disciplining her (if necessary) and she should give him signed permission to do so. Up to and including corporal punishment.
That, of course, was just too much for Bubba. Several of the women appeared to be outraged, but it was Bike Bubba who stepped up to the plate to defend against the evil Toad.
First, he said:
Toad, Paul’s challenge to husbands is found in Ephesians 5:25-33, and it does not include any mandate for physical discipline or violence of any kind. 1 Peter 3:7 also notes that the husband who does not treat his wife as the weaker vessel will have his prayers hindered. i would have to assume that unless somehow it’s a good idea to take a hammer to one’s china or crystal, Peter is telling us that treating our wives roughly is not going to end well for us.
Noting his somewhat feminist exegesis, I corrected him. Note that he’s looking for a “mandate” of some sort. Note also that he completely ignores any mention of Revelation 3:19, which was cited in my original comment.
@Bubba: Read it again. Ephesians 5:22-24 is a logical syllogism. The authority of the husband over the wife (within the covenant entity called family) is exactly the same as the authority of Christ over the Church (another covenant entity). Paul was comparing and contrasting the heads of two separate covenant entities- the husband and Christ, making the point that within their own entities, their authority is supreme.
Then take a careful look at the first 3 chapters of Revelation, sometimes known as the seven epistles of Christ. Revelation 3:19 is part of the letter from Christ to the Laodicean church. You might want to do a word study on “chastise” and give it some thought. The risen Lord clearly says that His rebuking and chastening of His church is an act of love. Now go back to Ephesians 5 and contemplate loving the wife as Christ loves the church.
Filled with indignation, Bubba replied. He said :