Christianity’s Dirty 10-letter Word, part 2

Last Friday, I wrote a post about submission and how it affects wives  and how the word submission really shouldn’t be considered such a “dirty” word.  Today, I am going to continue talking about submission and how it affects everybody, not just wives.

Submission blog2

What else is there?

As I listened to Pastor Rogers’ sermon, he posed a question: (my paraphrase) “How is submitting to your husband different from submitting to an authority figure?”   That question, and the follow up questions he asked, got me thinking about writing a blog post on the topic.  Then, as I did a little research for my blog post on Friday, and read some verses that had the words “submit”, “submitting”, and “submission” in them, I got to wondering two more things:

1. Why don’t we rebel against submitting to our bosses and legal authorities?

2. Why do we rebel against submitting to God? Continue reading

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Christianity’s Dirty 10-letter Word, part 1

Submission blog2

On Wednesday, I heard part of Adrian Rogers’ sermon on “The Magnificence of Motherhood” and something Pastor Rogers said made what has always been such a huge debate in the church actually make sense.  (Side note: the whole series Pastor Rogers is doing sounds excellent for anybody who is married or thinking about getting married).

In most circles, this word is considered a dirty word, especially in the secular world, but also in the Christian community.  What is this word? Continue reading