Well… that was awkward

Thoughts on awkward passages of the Bible, and how best to approach them.

Going Deeper

Sometimes the Bible can make Christians seem like real jerks:

34 Women[a] should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says.35 If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church.[b]

Ben TrubeThis week we’re reflecting on 1 Corinthians 14:26-40. In the midst of Paul’s continuing argument about spirit-given gifts, which are best, how they should be used for the benefit of others, etc. we have this little gem.

Let’s face it, we’ve all been in a conversation with a non-Christian or even a seeker who finds something really wack-a-doo in the Bible and either tries to argue that this is the way Christians really are, or this is a sign the Bible is imperfect and inconsistent.

As with many things…

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