Any woman who has served in Christian ministry has observed it. The patriarchal spirit seeks to prohibit the release of women into leadership roles.
Today there are scores of men who are championing the cause of women in the church. Yet the theological and cultural debates go on.
Christ elevated the status of women. He will continue to do so as long as our hearts are pure and our focus is on Him!
READ: Ex. 15:19-21; 2 Kin. 22:11-20; 2 Chr. 34:14-33; Mark 16:1-11; Acts 21:8-9; Col. 4:15.
HEART ISSUE: How would Christ have us respond to those in the body of Christ who oppose us?
PRAYER FOCUS: Father, we trust You to open every door and silence those who would stand in opposition to Your calling for us. We vow to wait for Your timing and Your direction. Keep our hearts tender so that our responses will be full of grace. Let our lives testify of Your blessing through the good fruit that we bear. Amen.
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