Disciplines of a Godly Man

Marriage is a call to die (to self), and a man who does not die for his wife does not come close to the love to which he is called.  Christian marriage vows are the inception of a lifelong practice of death, of giving over not only all you have, but all you are.  Is this a grim gallows call?  Not at all!  It is no more grim than dying to self and following Christ.  In fact, those who lovingly die for their wives are those who know the most joy, have the most fulfilling marriages, and experience the most love.

R. Kent Hughes
Disciplines of a Godly Man, Crossway Books, 1991, p. 35-36.

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