Bible: Eph 5:25-32

5:25 Husbands, love your 1  wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her 5:26 to sanctify her by cleansing her 2  with the washing of the water by the word, 5:27 so that he 3  may present the church to himself as glorious – not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless. 4  5:28 In the same way 5  husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 5:29 For no one has ever hated his own body 6  but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ also does the church, 5:30 for we are members of his body. 7  5:31 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife, and the two will become 8  one flesh. 9  5:32 This mystery is great – but I am actually 10  speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
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