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Vendor: WestBow Press
Publication Date: 2014
Men and Women in the Ministry for Christ is a book that will help every disciple of Jesus to know what the Bible actually says concerning the role and the ministry of women in the body of Christ.
Based solely on the Word of God as presented in Hebrew and Greek texts, this book exposes the truths that are hidden in almost all English Bible versions. With great objectivity and without adding or changing the biblical texts, this book shows that women as persons are equal to men, and that they have been and can be ministers of Christ, both in leadership and in non-leadership positions.
Many things have been said concerning the role and the ministry of women, but this book is very unique, because it deals with the root of the issue, which is actually found in the mistranslations of many biblical texts. An objective and careful examination of controversial passages in the original texts, shows incredible and scandalous inaccuracies in many Bible translations. The mistranslations have become the basis for the misinterpretations and misapplications of many biblical texts.
The book treats in detail all the verses of 1 Corinthians 11:315; 14:3435; 1 Timothy 2:1115, and other controversial passages. It treats very important subjects such as: headship, image and glory of God, authority, silence and speaking in the church, spiritual gifts, ministries, etc. It also offers detailed information concerning real women in the Bible, who were entrusted with genuine ministries.
Based on the whole counsel of God, the book presents many essential truths concerning men and women that must be accepted by the entire body of Christ.
Finally, by presenting very profound truths concerning the genuine call and the ministry that originate from God, this book offers very solid and practical information concerning true ministry for Christ. It also shows what potential leaders must do in order to enter into ministry, if they are called and empowered by God to do so.
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Submitted: February 15, 2017
Tell us a little about yourself. The author of this book is a Bible translator and therefore able to treat the subject of the ministry of women in much deeper level than ordinary authors do, and yet with a very accessible and simple ways and words.
What was your motivation behind this project? The author believes that only the objective truth can pass through any test, and has a potential to be accepted by the entire body of Christ. This book is written with the purpose of bringing unity in the whole Church concerning the role and the ministry of women. The subject of the role and the ministry of women is controversial. This book reveals the real roots of many problems that have been causing controversies, and presents biblical solutions. Based solely on the Word of God, it objectively presents what is really written in Hebrew and Greek texts concerning men and women, and therefore it is able to bring both clarity and unity in the Church of Jesus Christ.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? This book provides clear answers for the questions that arise from controversial passages that have been debated for centuries. In this book, the reader can find a verse-by-verse commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:3-15, 1 Corinthians 14:34-35, and 1 Timothy 2:11-15, which presents the biblical facts very objectively without any prejudice, allowing the reader to choose his or her position based on clear facts of the Bible.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? I am filled with joy because by the grace of God I have been able to write down all undeniable discoveries that I have found during years of study about the subject of the ministry of sisters in Christ. I hope that the truth in this book will bring great peace and a true freedom in Christ.
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: There is a remarkable information concerning many words that refer to men and women. All the verses where the Greek words for 'man' and 'woman' are used in the thirteen letters of Paul are referred to or examined in detail in this book. All the verses where the words 'man' and 'woman', and 'husband' and 'wife' appear together in the entire New Testament are also examined or referred to in this book, so that the reader may have a comprehensive information about men and women. Many Greek terms in the New Testament that somehow refer to men and women, and are relevant to the subject are also examined in detail in this book. Among those terms are: man, woman, husband, wife, male, female, son, daughter, male slave, female slave, heir, and coheir. The Hebrew terms for man, woman, husband, wife, male and female that are used in the entire creation account are also examined in detail. A thorough examination of the entire creation account concerning Adam and Eve is essential for understanding the truths about men and women found in the letters of Paul, and in the entire Bible. Therefore, the author sought to offer as complete information as possible about the first man and woman, and about their relationship. The reader can also find very important information concerning the purpose of God for creating human beings, and creating them male and female. In this book, every single verse of all the controversial texts is translated literally, and examined in detail in the light of the whole counsel of God, so that every argument might be based on the biblical texts that are available to humanity. It also offers very clear explanations about the practice of those texts in the real life.
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