This may be shocking news to you, but an overwhelming majority of wives in my survey said they want to submit to their husbands. They want their husbands to be the head of the home, and they have no desire to usurp that God-given position of leadership. They know what the Bible says on the subject. Discerning wives. 17 Aug Today, one of the most difficult concepts in God's Word is biblical submission. The word submission is not limited to wives alone. For example, Christians are to submit themselves to each other (Ephesians ), to government (Romans ) , and unto God (James ). 26 Feb Submission is not agreeing on everything, for instance the Christian faith, because the husband in 1 Peter –6 is an unbeliever. If in that situation the husband said, “You can't have that religion. In this family we worship ISIS (or whatever),” this wife says, “I'm sorry.” It's possible to be submissive and refuse.