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Vintage 2009/12/21 07:17:13
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1Timothy 2:8
I desire that in every place the men shoulkd pray lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling.

You may want to read the surrounding scripture, then respond.

Does this apply to only men, or men and women. Because the term "men" can me one sex, or both, it can get confusing. And the scripture around it is specifying the gender.

so should I (a female) include this verse in my teachings?
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  • it applys to both genders
    mona♰ ƒℜєΣ   þ¡†Çн   βαߥ ♰
    +1
    Paul said there is no male nor female we are all equal in Christ. The word man, son, bride really doesn't make us have to be a male or female for certain scripture.
  • Vintage mona♰ ƒ... 2010/03/15 00:44:47
    Vintage
    ok thanks
  • Lady Whitewolf 2009/12/21 09:39:40
    it applys to both genders
    Lady Whitewolf
    nuff said
  • Esplin 9466 Lesser 2009/12/21 07:45:14
    None of the above
    Esplin 9466 Lesser
    As a female, you should not be teaching at all, according to 1 Corinthians 14:34.
  • Vintage Esplin ... 2009/12/21 20:35:45
    Vintage
    no, tecahings for myself.
    u may want to replace the word with 'learnings'
  • Keith 2009/12/21 07:23:06
    it applys to both genders
    Keith
    +2
    In the bible, "men" is often used to say people.
  • Vintage Keith 2009/12/21 20:36:20
    Vintage
    yea. but the rest of that chapter goes like, women shall, men shall, etc

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