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« on: August 30, 2011, 01:23:03 PM »

This is something I have noticed and something that upsets me a lot. Is that I fail to see Christian Authors both fiction and non fiction but Fiction write women as leaders let alone as Ministers or Deaconess in their books.Not Dekker, Peretti or Bunn all 3 are  among my favorites authors. I don't get it is the love of money, getting great reviews, books being topsellers more important than speaking the Gods Truth.
 Look at all these women who were leaders in some form
 Junia a Female Apostle
 Phoebe a Deaconness
 Prisca a Teacher greatly praised in the Bible
 Euodia and Syntche  Church leaders named in Phillipians
 Then their is Deborah a Military Leader, Judge and Prophetess
 Phillips 4 virgin daughters
 Miriam had a church in the wilderness
 and Last but not least Mary Magdalene and the women who were with her and  first to see that Jesus Christ had risen from the grave. Mary Magdalene was told to go and tell the Brethen that Christ has risen sounds like preachering to me.
 now the Bible verses I find convictiing are Galatians 3: 28 Acts 2 :9 Acts 2 13-21, and Joel 2 :28
 So would love to hear what others have to say
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2013, 07:15:28 PM »

 Hi , and I have never seen a Greek word for Deaconess in Strong's or in Vine's .

 Like always , many Greek words have more than one meaning .

 Many on the churchs that I have attended have a Board of Deacon , and some consider all members as Deacons or Servants .

In Rom 15:8 , " Now I say that Jesus Christ had become a  DIAKONOS/DEACON  of the Circumcision for God's truth ".

 There were no Deacon's in Jesus earthly ministry and that is why the translation here should be either  Servant or Minister .

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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2014, 10:26:47 PM »

      Rules : Disgraceful    Cry
It is written and must be known. { It is unmistakable clear}
1Corinthians 14:34
Women should remain silent in churches. They are not allowed to speak,
but must be in submission , as the law says.
1Cointhians 14:35
If they want to inquire about something,
they should ask their husbands at home,
for it is disgraceful for a women
to speak in the church.
 1 Corinthians 11:3  But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
Ephesians 5:6  Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.
Matthew 5:19  Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Galatians 1:8  But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned!
Hebrews 10:26  For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more a sacrifice for sins,
Isaiah 55:11  so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
Acts 20:26  Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the blood of all men.

Luke 19:40  "I tell you," he replied, "if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out."               [ Iím one of this Stones ]

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