When did a Hierarchy in the Church start?
The hierarchy in the church is the most damaging thing that happened to the church. Of course, most so called Christians think it always existed. But that is not the case. Jesus made it always very clear that whoever wants to be the greatest in the kingdom of God n . . .
Let Women speak in the Church and do not hinder the Holy Spirit
Many still believe that God does not want women to speak in church. They base this on two places in the scripture even though it was never commanded in the Old Testament or in the New Testament. In 1. Corinthians 14: 34 and 35 it is written "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are c . . .
The Young and Energetic Maiden
… your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you. Genesis 3:16
Once upon a time there lived a young and energetic maiden. She was eager to conquer the world. She fought and scared away a lot of wild beasts. Once, she was severely wounded and almost beaten to death. This fight handicapped her immensely, but she did not give up her battle.
One day she met a gentle creature . . .
Divorce is Biblical
We have been indoctrinated for thousands of years to believe that Jesus did not approve of divorce. First, the Roman Catholic Church insisted that marriage is a sacrament and can not be dissolved at all. When realizing that in a fallen world this is impossible, they came up with an annulment system so people in extreme marital situation had a way ou . . .
Was the Woman really Formed from the Rib of Adam?
Even for most egalitarians it is hard to accept that the first human being was not a man. When presented with the studies and research they still hesitate and cling to the traditional view. But what about the believe, or should I say the myth, that the first woman was formed from the rib of the Man. Do we have clear prove that the original Hebrew word tsela should have been translated with rib, or . . .