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For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. – 1 Timothy 2:5-6 (KJV)


October 17 Why Pray?

Jeremiah 30:1-31:26;  1 Timothy 2:1-15;  Psalm 87:1-7;  Proverbs 25:18-19

“I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercessions and thanksgiving be made for everyone–

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Do you want to be a Pastor?

Not much of a blogger, but just thought I would document my thoughts and feelings during the course of my study at Oak Hill.

Been here for just under three weeks, and relatively everything is going well. 369 more words

1 Timothy 2

Lower voices increase the tone of authority

As Hugo Young says – despite her limitations at the art, Mrs Thatcher understood the importance of communication. And she worked to develop the skills. She employed a speech tutor at the National Theatre and began a program of humming exercises to lower the pitch or timbre of her voice. 115 more words



If you are a follower of this Blog you would probably be aware that I am a strong advocate for trained and godly women being allowed positions of authority within the local church, however mainstream Christianity is divided on this issue due primarily to one verse, 1 Timothy 2:12, which reads “But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.” In my previous post on Women in Leadership I argued that this command was not universal due to Paul’s use of the Greek word ‘epitrepō’, which we translate as ‘allow’, because this exact word is used in the Septuagint to indicate a temporary command. 1,224 more words


Preaching, Half-Truths and Straw Man Arguments

A couple of Sundays ago a prominent pastor preached on 1 Timothy 2:11-15 in a sermon entitled “Women in the Church”. He has a rather interesting understanding of verse 15 (“But women will be saved through childbearing — if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety”) and rests his premise in part on his understanding of current cultural issues. 1,091 more words