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“Little women” have been called “silly women” which now contributes to misogyny in the church

When Paul wrote to Timothy about pseudo-christian men who beguile women in order to take them captive, Paul used the Greek word for women in its diminutive form (gunaikarion). How have English Bibles translated that? And what does this have to do with misogyny in the church today?  The way most English Bibles have translated gunaikarion …

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Why did Paul call abused women ‘little-women’?

Paul was most likely conveying that abused women deserve sympathy and empathy for the underserved suffering they have endured. Paul was probably indicating that we ought to feel compassion for these women, recognising that they worthy and good people, but relatively powerless and weak against the crafty tactics of abusers and their allies. In his …

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God’s view of women who get targeted by abusive men (2 Timothy 3:6-7)

Men who abuse women tend to target women who are: weighed down with sins led astray by their desires/passions/feelings always learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth ‘little women’  (the Greek is a single word which is the diminutive of women) That’s what the Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:6-7. This …

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What is Abuse & What is the Christian Response? — by Latina Leaders Leaving Legacy

Is there someone in your life who belittles you or who makes you feel like you can never do anything right? Is this abusive? Is someone in your life being aggressive with you? Is this abusive? To understand the signs that there is an abusive person in your life and how should you react as …

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Has Bible Translation affected how the church responds to abuse?

God hates divorce? Not always (Malachi 2:16) Stop Saying “God Hates Divorce” (Malachi 2:16) “Little women” have been called ‘silly women’ which now contributors to misogyny in the church (2 Tim 3:6) The Matthew Bible is the first complete English Bible, and Ruth Magnusson Davis is gently it updating for modern readers  This post relates …

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Lordship Salvation versus Easy Believism versus Reformed Theology

Lordship Salvation destroys assurance. It promotes false guilt in believers who have a sensitive conscience. And it promotes hypocrisy in the visible church. Lordship Salvation theology was created to push back against the error of ‘Easy Believism’ theology. But both these theologies are wrong. Many of our readers have wittingly or unwittingly been exposed to …

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