I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about women’s roles in ministry- specifically, about women teaching and having authority over men- so I thought I’d re-run this lesson I taught on that topic a few months ago. You can find part two of the lesson here: http://michellelesleybooks.com/2014/01/05/sunday-school-lesson-12-29-13/
There are some additional resources at the end of each article if you’d like to do some additional study.
These are my notes from my ladies’ Sunday School class this morning. I’ll be posting the notes from my class here each week. They will be in outline form, so if you have any questions or need more details, please feel free to leave a comment below.
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Godly Womanhood – God’s Role for Women in the Church
1 Timothy 2
Review/overview of God’s structure for leadership:
Creative Order (Genesis 2-3):
1. Man was created first, then woman.
2. Man was given responsibility, position, and instruction before woman was created.
3. Woman was created to be a helper.
Marriage Order (Ephesians 5:22-33, 1 Peter 3:1-7, 1 Corinthians 7):
Reflects and builds on the Creative Order:
1. Consistency with Creative account
We do not see a reversal or equalizing of roles in the New Testament’s teaching on the roles of men and women in marriage. The…
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