Not that this is something I need to be concerned about at the present time, I was listening to a series of messages from John MacArthur (Grace to You podcast). He said in both of his sermons on wives and husbands in a Christian marriage that it is bad for a wife to work outside of the home because it sends her out into an unGodly world out from under the protection of her husband.
Both times I’ve heard this, I’ve bristled at it. While it makes sense to a certain degree, it also says to me that there is an idea that a wife cannot function without her husband. Its absurd extension is abuse and isolation (which are NOT part of a Godly marriage. A man truly modeling Jesus Christ would NEVER do that kind of behavior.)
What do you think?