What does the Bible say about submission? We are all called to be in submission to God as addressed in James 4:7. James conveys the idea that only when we submit to God will the devil "flee from you" as we are then committed to God and will be able to withstand the temptations of the devil.What is the biblical definition of submission?
With all that out of the way, let’s get back to the discussion of submission and authority. What is biblical submission, rightly understood? Submission means to voluntarily take a position where you put your trust in someone else and heed their leadership . Submission is NOT slavery, coercion, manipulation, intimidation, misguidance or suppression.What does the Bible say about being submissive?
To be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.Does submission mean obey to God?
Especially when we speak of God, we submit to God and not obey God. This is because there is love and respect for the greater power and authority. As an individual submits to authority or power, there exists a particular bond between the one who submits and the one in power.