Presentation on theme: "How Should the Church View Women? Tertullian: And do you not know that you are an Eve? The sentence of God on this sex of yours lives on in this age:"— Presentation transcript:
How Should the Church View Women?
Tertullian: And do you not know that you are an Eve? The sentence of God on this sex of yours lives on in this age: the guilt must of necessity live too. You are the devil’s gateway: you are the unsealer of that (forbidden) tree: you are the first deserter of the divine law: you are she who persuaded him whom the devil was not valiant enough to attack. You destroyed so easily God’s image, man. On account of your desert – that is, death – even the Son of God had to die.”
Genesis 3:16 To the woman He said, "I will greatly multiply Your pain in childbirth, In pain you shall bring forth children; Yet your desire shall be for your husband, And he shall rule over you."
Galatians 3:26-28 (NASB77) 26 For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 3:7 You husbands likewise, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with a weaker vessel, since she is a woman; and grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
1 Corinthians 1:25b …the weakness of God is stronger than men.
2 Corinthians 13:4a For indeed He was crucified because of weakness…
A WifeA Husband is to be subject to her husband in everything is to sacrifice himself for his wife is the body of her husbandis the head of his wife is to see to it that she respects her husband is to love his own wife as himself
bodysacrifice submitlove respecthead QUIZ
1 Corinthians 11:3 But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.