Sunday, April 3, 2011

Contoversial Paul

1 Corinthians 14:20 (NLT)
... Be innocent as babies when it comes to evil, but be mature in understanding matters of this kind.

- Good advice!

1 Corinthians 14:34 (NLT)
Women should be silent during the church meetings. It is not proper for them to speak. They should be submissive, just as the law says.

- This verse is a strange one, especially in light of other verses relating the huge role of some prominent women in raising and sustaining churches. I suspect Paul is dealing with some issues specific to the churches in Corinth, as indicated in this verse:

1 Corinthians 14:36 (NLT)
Or do you think God's word originated with you Corinthians? ...

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