As I have been slowly digesting and contemplating God’s Word to Women, I’ve had many “aha!” moments. I am struck that God’s Plan included women. Not just as wives, mothers or incidental extras, but as lead roles. I mourn the dearth of sermons expounding His plan for using women in ages past and present. (Is… Read More Women in the Text: Female Lineage
By questioning the history of traditional Bible interpretations favoring men does not mean women would have done a better job than men. But, women would have brought different arguments to the gender discourse because they would also have been vested in the outcome.… Read More Has the “biblical” deck been stacked against women?
When God detailed the consequences of the serpent’s cunning interference, Eve was listening. Her ears heard the inferred promise to her, and she believed.… Read More Eve believes.
Eve, deceived into eating the fruit, is shown mercy. She is not sentenced to death. Instead, she is called the source of those who will live.… Read More Eve is named Living.
This series of posts explored whether the authority of man over woman is established in the creation order before the fall. It isn’t written in the Genesis text. Much assumption is required to maintain that belief. In focusing on hierarchy, the plain teaching of the creation order is often overlooked. God created man and woman (marriage) to portray perfect unity which reflects who He is.… Read More Women in the Text: Creation Order Conclusion