Read 1 Peter 4:7-11 … Over the last few weeks, we have taken the time to look at four women that are specifically noted to be prophetesses by the Scriptures: Huldah, Miriam, Deborah, and Anna. These are not the only women in the Scriptures referred to as prophetesses, the word is used about others four … Continue reading Prophetess
Read Luke 2:36-38 … What does one do when joyous news is heard, or when something so wonderful has happened it changes one’s life? Isn’t telling anyone that will listen the natural reaction? In Luke 15 Jesus tells three parables when the Pharisees and the scribes begin to grumble about Jesus eating and being around … Continue reading Anna
Read Judges 4:1-9 … The record of the book of Judges falls between the initial conquest of the Promised Land under the leadership of Joshua and the beginning of the time of the Kings: Saul, David and Solomon. Over and over there is a refrain that occurs in the book, almost a lament, that sons … Continue reading Deborah
Read Numbers 12:1-15 … Miriam has a prominent part in the OT record by being one of the two that stood by Moses – the other, of course, was Aaron. Often the women of the OT are somewhat subdued in the storyline, but Miriam is among those that stand out because of the part they … Continue reading Miriam
Read 2 Kings 22:14-20 … It’s difficult to admit wrong and maybe even more difficult for those in charge to admit when mistakes are made, but that’s exactly what happens when Josiah finds the Book of the Law. After two kings that brought shame on the people and worship of God (2 Ki. 21), Josiah … Continue reading Huldah
Too often, articles or conversations considering the method an individual might use during worship becomes a discussion of (what is commonly referred to as) the “five acts” of worship. These five avenues are noted in relation to the 1st century church and what they did during the assembly and then the appropriate scriptural proof is … Continue reading Intentionality in Worship
Introduction The exact question we will be taking under consideration is, “How are women equal to men (Gal. 3:28) while the man is the head of a woman (1 Cor. 11:3)?” Although there are opinions across the entire spectrum concerning this question, the bulk of opinions on this topic fall into either a Complementarian or … Continue reading A Consideration of Gender Roles and Equality in the Light of Galatians 3:28 and 1 Corinthians 11:3.