Men, Women and Spiritual Leadership3
This article is continued from last week and was written by Cecil May Jr.
JUST THE ASSEMBLY?
Some limit the application of I Timothy 2 to the assembly of the church. (I Corinthians 14 is correctly so applied.) However, I Corinthians 14 is clear about it: “When the whole church comes together in one place” (14:23), and “in the assemblies” (14:33).
Men, Women and Spiritual Leadership2
This is a continuation from the article we started last week – again, please keep all of the article and reread them to get all of the points brought out by Cecil May.
Women, Submit; Men, Lead
The Bible says, But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.” Here is a clearly stated order of headship: God, Christ, man, woman (1 Cor. 11:3).
Some maintain that “headship” refers to sequences or origin, not to rank or authority. But God is the head of Christ and Christ has existed from the beginning, as has the Father (John 1:1). Christ is, however, subject to the Father (John 4:34; 14:28, for example).