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Rev. Lubbers is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches. In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; but (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.  I Timothy 2:9, 10 Some general observations on the text and context: 1. We ought to keep in mind that Paul is writing in the remainder of Chapter 1 (vv. 9-15) concerning the proper, God-ordained role of both men and women in the “house of God.” This house by its distinctive character is nothing less...

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Rev. Lubbers is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Let a (the) woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over a man, but to be in silence. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Not withstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity (love) and holiness with sobriety.  I Timothy 2:11-15 Some introductory observations: It is my firm conviction that this Scriptural injunction from the sanctified...

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Rev. Lubbers is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Notwithstanding she shall be saved, if they continue in faith, and love and holiness with sobriety. I Timothy 2:15 With this article we will finish our exposition of this second chapter of I Timothy. Paul begins this letter to Timothy, not on a morbid and sour note, but with a refreshing and uplifting spiritual tone. In the very introduction Paul adds, “…by the commandment of God our Savior, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope.” The hope of God’s people is that the great Promise made to Eve...

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