What order has God established for the marriage relationship?

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God, who is a God of order, in His love, has established a certain order that is to prevail in the marriage relationship. In this relationship the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the Head of the Church. God wants this order to prevail in a spirit of mutual, self-sacrificing love, so that the marriage will be a happy one.

Gen. 2:18: It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

1 Cor. 14:33: For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace.

Eph. 5:22-25, 33: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the Church, and He is the savior of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything. Husbands love your wives, even as Christ also loved the Church, and gave Himself for it... Nevertheless, let everyone of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.