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Can Women Teach in the Church?

Episode 325 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about hell, women teaching in church, how the Bible was canonized, miracles, Jesus’ teaching on the sermon on the mount, and what Christians should expect about the End Times.

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Episode 325 Show Notes

From the Show

If the apostle, who represents Christ, in infallible, inerrant Scripture says women cannot exercise authority in the church, meaning, as you say, pastor or elder, but he gives an example them teaching with their head covered, prophesying, under the authority of the elders then, if that’s what Scripture teaches, I can’t raise an objection to that. Scripture is the last word on this.

—Michael Horton

Questions in this Episode

1. There are a lot of objections to Christianity concerning the doctrine of hell. Is hell eternal like heaven and why would people who don't want to accept Christ go to eternal hell? I know what the Bible says, but how would you address this if someone asks you? I know that God doesn’t want anyone to go there but sometimes that doesn’t suffice as an answer to them. What do you guys think?

2. Should women teach in the church and in what capacity if so. I feel like I had a good understanding of this yet as of late am being questioned about this continually.

3. How was the Bible canonized?

4. Is it necessary for a Christian to believe that all the miracles in the Bible actually happened?

5. Why does Jesus seem to be so extreme in Matthew 5:29 when he suggests that we should tear out our own eye?

6. What should Christians be expecting living in the End Times?


Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton

Devoted to God: Blueprints for Sanctification by Sinclair Ferguson

The Bible and The Future by Anthony Hoekema


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