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1 Corinthians

“Follow the way of love and eagerly desire the spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy! But those who prophesy speak to people for their strengthening, encouragement, and comfort” (1 Cor. 14:1, 3). Many of us were raised in churches that taught that women should be silent in the church because of the teachings of Paul in 1 Corinthians 14:34. When we read the passage, sure enough, we see the following words on the pages of the Bible, “Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak…” "If women want to inquire about something,” Paul continues in verse 35, “they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church.” It is easy to read a passage like this in... Read more