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Is God Male? How Sexuality Affects Your View of God
Egalitarian vs. Complimentarian
[a dam] Proper name (Adam) Humanity
[za kar] male
[a dam ah] ground/earth
[ish sha] female [iysh] male
Numbers 23:19 God is not a man [iysh], that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind.
[anthropos] human being [aner] Man/husband
[gyne] Woman/wife [aner] Man/husband
Mark 10:45 For even the Son of Man [anthropos] did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
1 Tim. 2:12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man [aner]; she must be quiet.
Isaiah 63:16 you, Lord, are our Father [male pronoun used], our Redeemer from of old is your name.
Genesis 1:2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit [ruach - female pronoun] of God was hovering over the waters.
John 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate/Comforter [Paracletos - masculine] will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
John 16:13 But when he, the Spirit [Pneuma - neuter] of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.
Gen. 17:1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, I am God Almighty [El Shaddai]; walk before me faithfully and be blameless.
Deut. 32:18 You deserted the Rock, who fathered you; you forgot the God who gave you birth.
Is. 49:15 Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!
Is. 66:13 As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.
Psalm 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion [womb] blot out my transgressions.
Matthew 13:33 He told them still another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough.
Luke 15:9 And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, Rejoice with me; I have found my lost coin.
Matt. 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing.
James 1:17-18 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
John 3:3 Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.
John 4:24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.