October 19 1 Peter 3:1-7


October 19 

1 Peter 3:1-7 (ESV)

Wives and Husbands

3:1 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct. Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious. For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. And you are her children, if you do good and do not fear anything that is frightening.

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you [1] of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

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One thought on “October 19 1 Peter 3:1-7

  1. Every time I read this passage, it causes me to pause for a moment and think about how I can show utmost care and concern for my wife.

    Although v.7 has been explained in many ways, the best sermon I’ve heard on this explained the word “weaker” as “more delicate”. Silk, although weaker than canvas, is able to be used in ways that canvas can’t.

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