Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable … not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. I Timothy 3:2a,3b (NIV) Related Post: “Naghmeh Abedini And Sorting My Painful History” Pastor Saeed Abedini is one of the five captives freed from Iran this past January. His…
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Source: God Hates Divorce, part 2
Does Malachi 2:16 teach that God hates divorce? The King James: For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hos…
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For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? (1Peter 4:17) Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did […]
I am in a mood, y’all. A MOOD. Why? Because last night I was so stressed out about my romantic life that I developed a rash. A LITERAL, PHYSICAL, REAL RASH. I called it my dating rash. I tried to show my mom but she was telling me that I was being dramatic, a statement…
A lot of the blogs I read are written by women. I learn from them, and since I’m a total egalitarian in my doctrine I have no hesitation doing so. These writers are not all egalitarian women, thoug…
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God’s Design, Headship, Complementarianism, Biblical Gender Roles, The Fall
Who started this whole mess?
This series is a review of God’s Design, a children’s book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the titles below are chapters in the book.
Today, children, we are going to learn about how man and woman rebelled against God’s design. Spoiler alert!…We’ll talk about one more than the other.
My lunch breaks at work left me yearning for comfort food, red wine and dark chocolate.
Rebellion Against God’s Design
This is where Satan enters the picture to trick the man to turn away from God. But, does Satan go to man first? No. He goes straight to the woman. Honestly, I’m surprised that Satan doesn’t receive much more credit than this. With all of the articles on Desiring God’s site about…
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Scot McKnight on Jesus and orthodox faith in the 21st century
Source: The Layperson and ETS
Occasionally we receive comments from abusers who claim they are trying to change. We usually respond privately to these types of comments, but decided that we would post this comment and make our response public. (Since this person knowingly made his comment on a public blog it is not a breach of privacy to reply publicly. However, […]