MARRIAGE BY THE BIBLE
Questions for the husband.

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H-1


  1. Do you love your wife? Yes    No
  2. Do you love your wife (and everything else) second to Yeshua (Jesus’ given Hebrew name) the Christ? Is Yeshua first in your life? Yes    No
  3. Do you love your wife sacrificially? Yes    No
  4. Do you care for your wife as you do your own body? Yes    No
  5. Do you regard your wife with the same importance as you do yourself?
  6. Yes    No

  7. Other than Yeshua, is your wife more important to you than anyone or anything else? Yes    No
  8. Are you striving to become one with your wife in all areas (spiritually, physically, emotionally, mentally and socially)? Yes    No
  9. Do you serve your wife? Yes    No
  10. Do you show appreciation for your wife? Yes    No
  11. Do you ever threaten divorce? Yes    No
  12. Have you ever committed adultery? Yes    No
  13. Do you respond to your wife’s sexual needs? Yes    No
  14. Are you still allowing yourself to be aroused by your wife’s physical features?
  15. Yes    No

  16. Are you the leader in your home, spiritually, as well as physically?
  17. Yes    No

  18. Is your behavior and lifestyle drawing your wife closer to Yeshua? Are you helping her become more spiritual? Yes    No
  19. Do you teach and encourage your wife daily? Yes    No
  20. Do you bear your wife's burdens? Yes    No
  21. Do you pray for your wife? Yes    No
  22. Do you provide financially for your wife and for your family? Yes    No
  23. Do you trust your wife? Yes    No
  24. Do you praise your wife both privately and publicly? Yes    No
  25. Do you give your wife freedom for self-expression? Yes    No
  26. Are you understanding and sympathetic? Yes    No
  27. Do you honor your wife? Yes    No
  28. Are you kind? Yes    No
  29. Are you vindictive? Yes    No
  30. Are you forgiving? Yes    No
  31. Do you confess your faults to your wife? Yes    No
  32. Do you spend recreational time with your wife? Yes    No
  33. Are you patient? Yes    No
  34. Are you jealous of your wife? Yes    No
  35. Are you rude or offensive? Yes    No
  36. Are you unselfish? Yes    No
  37. Is your love unfailing? Yes    No





H-2


  1. Does your wife love you? Yes    No
  2. Does your wife love you (and everything else) second to Yeshua the Christ? Is Yeshua first in her life? Yes    No
  3. Other than Yeshua, are you more important to your wife than anyone or anything else? Yes    No
  4. Provided you do not ask her to do something ungodly, is your wife as submissive to you as she is to Yeshua? Yes    No
  5. Is your wife subject to you in everything without complaint, even when she thinks you have made a bad decision or shown poor judgment?
  6. Yes    No

  7. Is your wife submissive to you even when you have treated her badly? Yes    No
  8. Is your wife subject to you in public? Yes    No
  9. Does your wife respect you? Yes    No
  10. Does your wife honor you above herself? Yes    No
  11. Does your wife seek your advice and counsel? Yes    No
  12. Does your wife obey you? Yes    No
  13. Does your wife serve you? Yes    No
  14. Is your wife striving to become one with you in all areas (spiritually, physically, emotionally, mentally and socially)? Yes    No
  15. Does your wife ever threaten divorce? Yes    No
  16. Has your wife ever committed adultery? Yes    No
  17. Is your wife a companion to you? Yes    No
  18. Does your wife respond to your sexual needs? Yes    No
  19. Is your wife jealous of you? Yes    No
  20. Does your wife trust you? Yes    No
  21. Does your wife assist you? Yes    No
  22. Does your wife bear your burdens? Yes    No
  23. Is your wife rude or offensive? Yes    No
  24. Is your wife vindictive? Yes    No
  25. Is your wife forgiving? Yes    No
  26. Does your wife confess her faults to you? Yes    No
  27. Is your wife’s behavior and lifestyle drawing you nearer to Yeshua? Is she helping you become more spiritual? Yes    No
  28. Does your wife encourage you daily? Yes    No
  29. Does your wife pray for you? Yes    No
  30. Does your wife allow you to teach her? Yes    No
  31. Is your wife’s behavior pure and respectful? Yes    No
  32. Does your wife display a gentle and quiet spirit? Yes    No
  33. Is your wife self-controlled and sensible? Yes    No
  34. Is your wife kind? Yes    No
  35. Does your wife neglect home responsibilities? Yes    No
  36. Does your wife nag or argue? Yes    No
  37. Does your wife use good judgment? Yes    No
  38. Is your wife trustworthy? Yes    No
  39. Does your wife contribute to your success? Yes    No
  40. Does your wife grumble and complain? Yes    No
  41. Does your wife search for ways to please you? Yes    No
  42. Does your wife put the family’s needs above her own? Yes    No
  43. Is your wife wise with money? Yes    No
  44. Does your wife strive to be healthy? Yes    No
  45. Does your wife have a good self-image in Christ? Yes    No
  46. Is your wife generous to those less blessed? Yes    No
  47. Does your wife prepare for the future? Yes    No
  48. Does your wife maintain her appearance? Yes    No
  49. Is your wife enterprising and industrious? Yes    No
  50. Does your wife face life with optimism? Yes    No
  51. Does your wife think before she speaks? Yes    No
  52. Is your wife lazy? Yes    No
  53. Is your wife patient? Yes    No
  54. Is your wife unselfish? Yes    No
  55. Is your wife’s love for you unfailing? Yes    No





H-3


  1. Do you love your wife?
  2. Husbands, love your wives.…—Colossians 3:19

  3. Do you love your wife (and everything else) second to Yeshua the Christ? Is He first in your life?
  4. If ... the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers ... thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him....—Deuteronomy 13:6-8

    He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.—Matthew 10:37-38

  5. Do you love your wife sacrificially?
  6. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.—Ephesians 5:25

  7. Do you care for your wife as you do your own body?
  8. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church.—Ephesians 5:28-29

  9. Do you regard your wife with the same importance as yourself?
  10. Love … does not brag and is not arrogant… it does not seek its own….—1 Corinthians 13:4-5, NASB

    Nevertheless let each individual among you also love his own wife even as himself….—Ephesians 5:33, NASB

  11. Other than Yeshua, is she more important to you than anyone or anything else?
  12. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.—Genesis 2:24

  13. Are you striving to become one with her in all areas (spiritually, physically, emotionally, mentally and socially)?
  14. ...For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh....—Matthew 19:5-6

  15. Do you serve your wife?
  16. ...by love serve one another.—Galatians 5:13

  17. Do you show appreciation for your wife?
  18. And YHWH God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.—Genesis 2:18

    Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of YHWH.—Proverbs 18:22

  19. Do you ever threaten divorce?
  20. Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.—Matthew 19:6

    Love … endures all things. Love never fails....—1 Corinthians 13:4-8, NASB

  21. Have you ever committed adultery?
  22. Thou shalt not commit adultery.—Exodus 20:14

    Drink water from your own cistern, and fresh water from your own well. Should your springs be dispersed abroad, streams of water in the streets? Let them be yours alone, and not for strangers with you.—Proverbs 5:15-17, NASB

    Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.—Hebrews 13:4

  23. Do you respond to your wife’s sexual needs?
  24. My beloved is mine, and I am his....—Song of Solomon 2:16

    Let the husband fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time that you may devote yourselves to prayer....—1 Corinthians 7:3-5, NASB

  25. Are you still allowing yourself to be aroused by your wife’s physical features?
  26. Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth. As a loving hind and a graceful doe, let her breasts satisfy you at all times; be exhilarated always with her love.—Proverbs 5:18-19, NASB

  27. Are you the leader in your home, spiritually, as well as physically?
  28. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church....—Ephesians 5:23

  29. Is your behavior and lifestyle drawing your wife closer to Yeshua? Are you helping her become more spiritual?
  30. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.—Ephesians 5:25:27

    …let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds.—Hebrews 10:24

  31. Do you teach and encourage your wife daily?
  32. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another....—Colossians 3:16

  33. Do you bear your wife burdens?
  34. Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.—Galatians 6:2

  35. Do you pray for your wife?
  36. And Isaac intreated YHWH for his wife....—Genesis 25:21

    ...pray one for another....—James 5:16

  37. Do you provide financially for your wife and for your family?
  38. But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel."—1 Timothy 5:8

  39. Do you trust your wife?
  40. …a virtuous woman…. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her....—Proverbs 31:10-11

    Love … believes all things.—1 Corinthians 13:4-7, NASB

  41. Do you praise your wife both privately and publicly?
  42. ...her husband ... praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.—Proverbs 31:28-29

  43. Do you give your wife freedom for self-expression?
  44. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.—Proverbs 31:31

  45. Are you understanding and sympathetic?
  46. You husbands likewise, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with a weaker vessel....—1 Peter 3:7, NASB

  47. Do you honor your wife?
  48. ...since she is a woman ... grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.—1 Peter 3:7, NASB

  49. Are you kind?
  50. Love is … kind.—1 Corinthians 13:4, NASB

    Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.—Colossians 3:19

  51. Are you vindictive?
  52. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith YHWH.—Romans 12:19

    Love is … not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered.—1 Corinthians 13:4-5, NASB

    [Yeshua] Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not.... Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel ... that your prayers be not hindered.—1 Peter 2:23-3:7

  53. Are you forgiving?
  54. For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.—Matthew 6:14-15

    …For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.—Matthew 7:2, NASB

    And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.—Ephesians 4:32

    Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.—Colossians 3:19

  55. Do you confess your faults to your wife?
  56. Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.—James 5:16

  57. Do you spend recreational time with your wife?
  58. Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life, and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.—Ecclesiastes 9:9, NASB

  59. Are you patient?
  60. Love is patient….—1 Corinthians 13:4, NASB

  61. Are you jealous of your wife?
  62. Love is … not jealous….—1 Corinthians 13:4, NASB

  63. Are you rude or offensive?
  64. Love … does not act unbecomingly….—1 Corinthians 13:4-5, NASB

  65. Are you unselfish?
  66. Love … does not seek its own.—1 Corinthians 13:4-5 (NASB)

    Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind let each of you regard one another as more important than himself; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus.—Philippians 2:3-5 (NASB)

  67. Is your love for your wife unfailing?
  68. Love never fails….—1 Corinthians 13:8 (NASB)





















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