Category Archives: Silencing of Women

Paul’s Confusing Letter – Examining the 1st Letter to Corinth

(English followed by Spanish version) 1st Corinthians is one of the most misunderstood books of the Bible, and chapters 11 & 14 are amongst the most confusing chapters. The letter contains many statements which contradict the teachings of Christ and … Continue reading

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Woman Made for God’s Glory Not Man’s

There’s only one passage in the Bible which says that woman was made for man’s glory – in the notoriously misunderstood 1st letter of Paul to  Corinth. It contradicts what we are told in  Isaiah, that woman was made for … Continue reading

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Roles of Men and Women in Christ

Traditional church thinking assigns different ‘roles’ to men and women with the claim they  are endorsed by God. This article is a response to the thinking of men that has silenced women. It is to show that men and women … Continue reading

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Context of Writings Silencing Women (notes)

Text of youtube of same title There are just 2 passages in the entire Bible that silence women. They’re not found in the 4,000 years of history covered by the Old Testament – nor in the teachings of Jesus – … Continue reading

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THE CASE FOR QUOTATION MARKS IN 1ST CORINTHIANS

The understanding of 1st Corinthians is radically altered by the addition of quotation marks. They impart clarity to passages considered by many as amongst the most confusing of Paul’s writings. BACKGROUND The context of 1st Corinthians justifies quotation marks. Paul … Continue reading

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Context of Writings Silencing Women (Youtube)

Youtube explaining Paul’s passages silencing women and why a woman should have authority over her own head because of the angels. Happy viewing.

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The Message of 1st Corinthians

It’s obvious there are 2 points of view in this chapter. Verse 8 says that ‘man is not of woman’ but verse 12 says the opposite – ‘man is of woman’ Verses 7 says that woman is the glory of … Continue reading

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The Worthless Witness of Women

In first century Judea women were not considered reliable witnesses. The Jewish historian Josephus said – “Let not the testimony of women be admitted, on account of the levity and boldness of their sex.”  (Antiquities of the Jews, Chapter V111 … Continue reading

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No Hierarchy In Church

Jesus opposed hierarchy amongst His disciples. He said that He is the head of the church. Our turning should be to God and Jesus, not to men or husbands (Eve’s mistake) – natural birth is of no consequence in the … Continue reading

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The SHAME of a Woman Speaking

In the Old Testament there were women prophetesses who proclaimed the word of God. Jesus and Paul both showed that if you are born again, your natural birth is of no consequence.  Yet the church in general has silenced women. … Continue reading

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