Tag: headship principle

  • Biblical Principle #272: Vows and the Headship Principle

    Biblical Principles List Principle The Law of Moses allowed Israelite fathers and husbands to overrule vows of daughters and wives under certain conditions. Explanation GOD told Moses He would release daughters and wives from their vows under certain conditions. Daughter and Father 4 And if a woman vows a vow to the Lord or binds…

  • Biblical Principle #47: The Husband is the Head of His Wife

    Biblical Principles List Principle A husband is head of his wife. Explanation The Bible asserts that GOD has assigned husbands responsibility for serving as the head of their family. Husbands are the head of their wife. The apostle Paul explained this by pointing back to the creation of Adam and Eve: 3 and I wish…

  • Re-Thinking Paul’s Teaching on the Head Covering (1 Corinthians 11:1-16)

    Paul’s teaching on the head covering in 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 has been the source of much debate, disagreement and confusion for Christians and Bible students. It’s a challenging passage to confidently understand. I imagine people will continue to reach differing conclusions about this passage for as long as time continues. Here are several important observations…

  • Must Women be Silent in Church Meetings?

    Does the Bible teach that women must be silent during church meetings? Few topics can stir up as much emotional response among Christians as that of gender roles within the church. In this article, we examine what the Scriptures teach regarding women’s participation in church assemblies.