Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
Freedom in Worship
Genesis 1:27 Man & Woman created in God’s image
Galatians 3:28 All one in Christ
Order in Worship
Genesis 2:23-24 God’s Order
How you see God’s divinely created gender roles depends largely on how much trust you have in God’s character. Gender roles, with all of God’s gifts to human beings, are to be rejoiced in and enjoyed, not endured and resented.
– Kathy Keller
Divine Love on Display
Philippians 2:6-8 Jesus submitted and obeyed God the Father
… just as the Son represented the Father, so Jesus’ followers are to represent the Son as they are indwelt and enabled by the Spirit.
– Kostenberger & Swain
Ephesians 5:32-22 Marriage is a picture of Christ & the Church
WARNING: Do NOT be contentious!
Have you accepted God’s gift salvation through His Son Jesus Christ?
Have you been baptized as a believer?
Do you trust God’s design for gender roles in marriage and the church?
Have you made your worship or ministry about you instead of God’s glory?