1 Timothy is a letter written to help Timothy navigate the mixed-up, idolatrous ideas that were wreaking havoc on the faith of the Christians in Ephesus. Read more about these problems in this article. In 1 Timothy 2:9-15, Paul placed extreme limitations on the women in the Ephesian church, because the women were especially causing… Read More Artemis worship instigated the restrictions of 1 Timothy 2:9-15
Prayer directed to the one true God should be marked with peace and propriety, unlike prayer to idols.… Read More The Problem with Prayer in 1 Timothy 2:9-15
Put in its historical and contextual setting, Paul’s instructions for Christian women in 1 Timothy 2:8-15 reveal God’s desire to see movement from deceptive controversy to unified doctrine.… Read More The Ephesian Context of 1 Timothy 2:9-15
She sat on her bed with the Bible open. She might not understand all the theological points Paul was and was not making in that chapter, but she was still reading. … Read More She kept reading, a win
She slapped the Bible closed.… Read More 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Offends
Recently, my daughter was reading through a certain New Testament book that I knew was going to get her all hot and bothered. I knew that if my little feminist read that letter to a particular young man, she would only see the words written at the end of the second chapter, lose her temper,… Read More A young feminist reads 1 Timothy
Ephesians 5:22 or the verse prior? 1 Timothy 2:9 or the verse prior?