Daily Devotional
Gaining Knowledge About Your Wife


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First Peter 3:7 says, “Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.”

Most husbands are not good husbands because they are not understanding husbands. The reason they aren’t understanding husbands is, they have never really taken time to gain knowledge about their wives. They are too proud to learn and to admit, “I don’t know.”

Now, when they get a new automobile, they drive it according to knowledge. It comes with a manual, and they read the manual and say, “Well now, what kind of gasoline will this automobile use? How often do I rotate the tires? What is the air pressure in the tires? What kind of oil will it use?” Then they’re constantly watching the gauges and so forth to see to it that they’re responding to the needs of an automobile.

There are some gauges you can learn to read to respond to the needs of your wife, if you’re intelligent, and if you will dwell with her “according to knowledge.”

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FOR YOUR GIFT TO THE MINISTRY

Read the New Adrian Rogers Biography

Adrian Rogers as the Moon Port Pastor

This biography, written by Dr. Phil Kramer, covers Pastor Rogers’ early years of ministry in Merritt Island, Florida. Merritt Island, nicknamed the “Moon Port,” was a major hub for scientists and astronauts during the race to the moon in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Pastor Rogers saw his purpose to “point men beyond the stars" and soon he became known as the “Moon Port Pastor.” As you read how these ministry years became foundational to Pastor Rogers' leadership development, your commitment to the Word of God will be fortified and your leadership skills will challenged and encouraged.