Submission and Authority Part I

A very thoughtful article deserving review.

https://graceintorah.net/2016/12/17/submission-and-authority-part-i/

 

 

 

GRACE in TORAH

Ezer Kenegdo and Submission (1 Peter 3:1)

How do we reconcile the role of the ezer kenegdo as a helper that opposes with 1 Peter 3:1?

“Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives.”

man_vs_womanOne of the points of proper Biblical hermeneutics is called “The Synthesis Principle”. This method explains that the best interpreter of scripture is scripture itself. A passage must be examined in relation to its immediate context (the verses surrounding it), its wider context (the book it’s found in), and its complete context (the whole Bible). The Bible does not contradict itself. In other words, good Bible interpretation relates any one passage to the total content of scripture. This careful process ensures that one has the “whole story.” This lessens the possibility of someone taking…

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2 thoughts on “Submission and Authority Part I”

    1. thank you for finding that broken link – not sure what the deal is, but i searched her site and find a new link to what seems to be the same article – maybe she made some revisions. Anyhoo – i pasted the new link above the other in my blog posting. should work now. thanks again!!!

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