Marriage a Contract of
"(King George) evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world."
"He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us."
The Declaration of Independence was a type of Divorce Paper. The King of England no longer 'loved, honored and cherished' the colonies. Since they were now 'out of his protection', they were no longer obligated to be in obedience. They rejected King George in exchange for King Jesus.
So what does a wife get in exchange for 'obey'. She gets cherished which includes 'protection'. A husband is not obligated to protect a rebellious wife, and a wife is not obligated to obey a 'wife beater' like King George.
Why do many men divorce their wives and marry their secretary? Could it be because the secretary obeys whereas the wife of today thinks she should 'wear the pants'?
Love - honor - cherish
Love - honor - obey
Me? Obey Him?: The Obedient Wife and God's Way of Happiness and
Blessing in the Home
Elizabeth Rice Handford
Question 58: (Two parts) When a husband forbids his wife from going to a convenience store after dark, and tells his child ,"don't play in the street." What duty is the husband fulfilling?