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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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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 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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WHO SILENCED WOMEN?

In 1st Corinthians Paul was writing to the church concerning matters they had written to him about. The matters included following worldly traditions they had adopted such as women covering their heads and men having authority over women. These traditions  … Continue reading

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Silencing Women 1 Tim. 2

1 TIMOTHY 2 – FALSE DOCTRINES At face value, 1 Timothy 2:11-12  appears to silence women in worship – “Let the woman learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit the woman to teach or to usurp authority over the … Continue reading

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Silencing Women 1 Cor. 14 & 11 – CARTOON

There are 2 texts in the Bible that silence women (1 Cor. 14 & 1 Tim 2).  Understanding the context transforms the meaning of each passage. First Corinthians contains several passages which appear  to not only contradict each other,  but … Continue reading

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ONE FATHER, ONE TEACHER, ONE HEAD – Women in Worship

This article is adapted from book of same title available as  paperback from Lulu books . Also, click link for a brief CARTOON summary    POINTS COVERED – Passages appearing to silence women 1 Cor. 14, 1 Tim 2 Passage silencing men … Continue reading

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The CURSES of Genesis 3

1 Corinthians 14 appeals to ‘the law’ to silence women and keep them subordinate –  “As in all the churches of the saints, the women should keep silence in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be … Continue reading

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