This puzzle has been shared around Facebook recently, and I thought it a perfect illustration of what submission to a source looks like. Or, rather what it doesn’t look like. I explain in the video.… Read More The head fills the body.
The context of wives submitting to husbands is from the larger result of Christians everywhere submitting to each other as they are filled with the Spirit of Christ.… Read More Problem Passages: Christian Submission in Ephesians 5
This post is a part of the series comparing the teaching on various gender passages in the Bible. Read more about the series here. Ephesians 5:23 says, For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. Context This verse… Read More Problem Passages: Ephesians 5:23
This verse is the mother of complementarianism. It establishes their core belief that God wants marriage to follow a pattern based on gender. To the egalitarian, this verse exemplifies the previous verse: submitting each to the other. Simply because Paul says wives are to submit to their husbands does not negate that husbands are to submit to their wives.… Read More Problem Passages: Ephesians 5:22
Ephesians 5:22 or the verse prior? 1 Timothy 2:9 or the verse prior?