In this post, I will detail 3 reasons why Paul’s instructions about pastors (overseers) in 1 Timothy 3 also includes women. I will compare the Greek found in these verses with Jesus’ words in Matthew 16:24. I hope you will conclude with me, that it is good when women want to pastor!… Read More It is good when women want to pastor.
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 Christian Submission in Ephesians 5
Many of our Christian “traditions” regarding the creation of humans are first found in the Talmud or the extended teachings on the Talmud (Midrash). It is in the Talmud that we find much imaginative and explicit exposition about the sexuality between Adam and Eve…and yes, even the serpent. It is also here that we find that teshuqa has been re-defined as “urge,” and the battle of the sexes is born.… Read More Teshuqa Turnings – Rabbinical Roots of Desire
The ESV inserts this desire for dominance into 3:16 with the words, “your teshuqa (desire in ESV) shall be contrary to your husband.” Enmity achieved.… Read More Teshuqa Turnings – Times Three
Then, Eve turned and followed Adam.… Read More Teshuqa Turnings (Genesis 3:16)