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The Role of Women in the Christian Congregation (Part 4): Can Women Pray and Teach?

Paul appears to be telling us at 1 Corinthians 14:33, 34 that women are to be silent in congregation meetings and wait to get home to ask their husbands if they have any questions. This contradicts Paul’s earlier words at 1 Corinthians 11:5, 13 allowing women to both pray and prophecy in congregation meetings. How can we resolve this apparent contradiction in God’s word?

The Role of Women in the Christian Congregation (Part 1): Introduction

The role within the body of Christ which women are to play has been misconstrued and misapplied by men for hundreds of years. It is time to put off all the preconceptions and bias that both sexes have been fed by the religious leaders of the various denominations of Christendom and pay heed to what God wants us to do. This video series will explore the role of women within the great purpose of God by allowing the Scriptures to speak for themselves while unmasking the many attempts men have made to twist their meaning as they fulfill God’s words at Genesis 3:16.

The Bible Book of Genesis – How does God view Male and Female?

Introduction This question of “How does God view Male and Female?” is an examination focused on how God treated the first man and woman and what God intended for them both in terms of the relationship of the two sexes. Many Christians use the book of Genesis in...

Does a Woman Praying in the Congregation Violate Headship?

[This is a continuation of the topic on the Role of Women in the Congregation.] This article began as a comment in response to Eleasar’s thought-provoking, well-researched comment on the meaning of kephalē in 1 Corinthians 11:3. "But I want you to understand that the...

Understanding the Role of Women in God’s Family

Author's Note: In writing this article, I am seeking input from our community. It is my hope that others will share their thoughts and research on this important topic, and that in particular, the women on this site will feel free to share their viewpoint with...

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