Category Archives: Apostle Paul clarified

Discussion of demand for an apology – Conclusion

It appears to me that instead of finding ways to justify why women should be held in submission, or subordination, and treated as second-class Christians, we would find any glimmer of hope in the scriptures and allow women to hear their calling from God. Continue reading

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Marriage is not the subject – part 2

Romans 7:1-3 is not a marriage manual in a how-to book. The apostle Paul uses illustrations from a woman’s legal point of view in a marriage because it wouldn’t work if he used a man’s legal point of view, because men could legally have multiple wives. Continue reading

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Marriage is not the subject

Paul did not teach about marriage. He used marriage as an illustration to show the relationship between the new Christian and Christ. Continue reading

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Grace redefined

Can you imagine a man ever having a Question and Answer page with questions like “Can a man write a book that women might read? Can a man say Amen in church? Can a man vote in a business meeting? Continue reading

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It was Greek to him

Why is Equality so hard to understand? Continue reading

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Lowering the bar

Would a woman pastor be better than a male pastor? We don’t know, but we do know that male pastors have lowered the bar so much that a woman pastor can’t do any worse. Continue reading

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Advent – Should Women be Looking for the Christ Child, or for a Husband?

Since some Baptist teach that husbands are accountable to God for their wives and children, maybe women should be looking for a husband, instead of for the Christ Child. Continue reading

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Rockin’ Georgia

Things are Rockin’ in Georgia. One brave Catholic nun, Diane Doughtery, is standing up to the Catholic church, and one backward institution has disfellowed another church because it has a woman as co-pastor. Continue reading

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Is 1 Peter 3 an eternal Marriage Manual?

1 Peter 3 is not an eternal marriage manual. Instead it is just part of a passage that began with 1 Peter 2 which tells Christians how to act toward non-Christians, government, and with others, which includes husbands and wives. Continue reading

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Sugar Coated Submission

Sugar coating does not help when we are talking about women submitting to their husbands. There is nothing wrong with submitting to your husband. What is wrong is that women are told that they have to do it to honor God. God never made that demand. It is not in the 10 Commandments, and Jesus never indicated that a wife had to submit to her husband in order to honor God. Continue reading

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