The Role of Woman
There are those in the body of Christ who are clamoring that women must throw off the yoke of male domination and claim their rightful place in the Lord’s kingdom.
A Review of Recent Arguments for Women Preachers
Influenced by society, many are looking for New Testament authority for expanding the role of women in the body of Christ.
Woman’s Role in the Church
Does the Bible teach that there are different roles for men and women in the scheme of God’s plan for the church?
What Role Does Childbearing Play in Woman’s Salvation?
What was Paul’s meaning when he affirmed that woman could be saved through her child-bearing (1 Timothy 2:15)?
Should Women Function as Translators in the Assembly?
A controversial question is whether women should be used as translators in the public worship assembly. Some, who would object to the modern practice of women leading public worship, have no problem in using a female translator. Others object to the practice. Carefully study this question with an open mind. Let God’s word be our guide during this study.
1 Corinthians 11:3 & 15:28 – Paul Sends His Greetings
Reckless charges are frequently made against the Bible. One of these is the allegation that the Scriptures contain irrelevant data, i.e., material too trivial to justify its inclusion into a body of literature that purports to be inspired of God.
May Christian Women Teach Christian Boys?
May Christian women teach a Bible class in which some of her students may be young boys who have become Christians? Some strongly object to this. But is the objection valid? This article addresses this sensitive topic.
In What Sense Is Man the Head of Woman?
Paul says “the head of the woman is the man” (1 Cor. 11:3). In what sense is this true? Does this apply only to religious relationships or is the principle broader?
Do Women Have to Keep Silent in the Church?
Must a woman keep silent in the church? The term “silence” in 1 Corinthians 14:34 is often misunderstood and misapplied.
In Christ – Neither Male nor Female
In his letter to the Galatians Paul wrote that “in Christ” there is neither “male nor female.” Does this mean that for Christians all gender distinctions have been abolished?
How Should Church Business Be Conducted without Elders?
May women participate in decision-making roles if there are no qualified men to serve as elders?
May a Woman Ask a Question?
This question discusses whether or not a woman may ask a question in a Bible class without violating the Scriptures.
May A Woman Ever Teach A Man?
Is there New Testament authority for a woman to EVER teach a man in any circumstance?
The Preacher and His Audience
Both the preacher and his audience have responsibilities in the kingdom of Christ.
An Analysis of the “Salvation Army”
The “Salvation Army” is an organization that is applauded by most in our society. Undeniably, this group does implement numerous acts of benevolence among the needy. But is this all there is to Christianity? Do good deeds substitute for doctrinal soundness? Read this article carefully and put this issue in balance.
Command or Culture: Discerning the Difference
What is a command in the New Testament and what is merely cultural and not binding today?
John Kitto’s Beautiful Tribute to “Woman”
John Kitto was a remarkable Bible scholar of the 1800’s. His essay on “Woman,” penned in 1850, is a delightful composition in tribute to one of God’s finest creations.
Must A Woman Fear Her husband?
The American Standard Version of the New Testament suggests that a woman must “fear” her husband. Does this seem reasonable?
Please Explain 1 Timothy 5:24-25
A puzzling passage that contains great wisdom for church leadership.
The Role of “Works” in God’s Plan of Redemption
Many sincere people labor under the illusion that “works” play no role whatever in Heaven’s plan of redemption? Is this a correct view? Actually, it is not. Study this theme with us in this week’s Penpoints article.