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25/09/2018 2:47 pm  

It might be a humbling experience for some of us men to be allowed to see just how much of lasting spiritual value is being done by the women of the churches. As in the days of His flesh, Christ still has devout women who follow Him gladly and minister unto Him. The masculine tendency to discount these "elect ladies" does not speak too well for the male members of the spiritual community. A little humility might better become us, and a bit of plain gratitude as well.

If prayer is (as we believe it is) an integral part of the total divine scheme of things and must be done if the will of God is to be done, then the prayers of the thousands of women who meet each week in our churches is of inestimable value to the kingdom of God. More power to them, and may their number increase tenfold.

Let us beware, as men, however, that we do not fall into the weak habit of depending upon the women of the church to do our praying for us. If our work prevents us, as it normally does, from having prayer meetings during the day, let us make up for it in some way and see to it that we pray as much as we should.

A. W. Tozer Sermon: Praying Women

"Is what you are living for worth Christ dying for?" - Leonard Ravenhill


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25/09/2018 3:41 pm  

Admin:

An interesting question came up on the Tozer Facebook page in regards to the equality of men and women in God's eyes.

The concept of the Trinity is a perfect analogy for the hierarchy that God has ordained. Men are the Spiritual Head of the family. It doesn't mean that men are "better" or "more important" to God. They are equal but they have separate roles.

In the same way the persons of the Trinity have no order of "importance". The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are of equal importance in the Godhead, but there still exists a Hierarchical quality. The Spirit points to Christ, and Christ points to the Father.

Hope this helps.

"Is what you are living for worth Christ dying for?" - Leonard Ravenhill


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