A scholar seeks to circumvent the the famous text affirming gender asymmetry by claiming it is just Paul quoting his adversaries. Does the argument hold up?
In the English Standard Version (ESV) of 1Corinthians 16, the apostle commands the church to be strong, to stand firm, to “act like a man!” Is that accurate?
In a book that begins w/the creation of gender, ends w/a wedding and fills the in-between w/how males & females are to be His image, gender is going to come up.
Let us keep on with intergendered love because thus our redemption has been worked.
Revelation 12’s great sign of how history unfolds, shows the paradigm of gender in bringing redemption.
John’s vision of Christmas in Ch. 12 of Revelation gives us how history unfolds, through the archetypes of gender.
Psalm 148 summons gender to praise God. Are we answering the call?
“This is frustrating!” quipped a female relative as she surveyed the Biblical book, Proverbs. It seemed unbalanced to her.
President Biden has mismanaged the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. But his resolute failure to take responsibility for error stands out. Men in relationship doing this fail in masculinity.
When we dig into the Bible book, The Song of Songs, we find a lot of gender distinction in the urgings of the Shulammite Bride. In its pages she presents to us a vision of the ideal love, which can help us in our marriages. These practical principles of gender are very similar to those outlined by the Apostle Paul.