Renewing Eve

Finding Life and Hope for Women in God’s Word

Women in the Helping Role

I have been writing for several posts about 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 11:3, that ”the man is the head of a woman” and in verse 9, “for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.”  Paul is...

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Headcoverings

In my last post we discussed how to understand the challenging passage in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. We ended our discussion with some different interpretations of Paul’s reference to angels and authority. In this post we’ll continue our discussion by examining whether...

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Different Roles for Men and Women in the Church

I continue now with a discussion of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16.  Last time I accented the indicators of equality in the passage. Today, I want to begin to unpack the teaching on gender difference.   2 Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold fast to...

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Tribute to Carol Wever

I have been working for two weeks on my second post on 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, weighed down trying to sort it out and desiring to accurately communicate God’s truth.  However this post will be a bit different from our usual exploration of scripture as it pertains to...

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Unity, Equality and Significance

Galatians 3:26  - 28 26 for through faith you are all sons of God in Christ Jesus. 27 For those of you who were baptized into Christ have been clothed with Christ. 28 There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male and female; since you are all one in Christ Jesus....

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