MSG: Train Your Replacements: How to Disciple Worship – Part 2: 1 Timothy 2:8-15

This message was presented on February 2, 2014 as part of the series on 1 Timothy.

How do you know when something in Scripture is culturally relevant or not? Does what Paul wrote in his day apply to us today? There are several questions from the text we must answer. For example:

  • What does it mean for women to learn in silence?
  • Why did Paul write that women are not to teach men?
  • Is Paul saying women are more easily deceived?
  • What does it mean that women are saved through childbearing? Continue reading

MSG: Train Your Replacements: How to Disciple Worship 1 Timothy 2:8-10

 I’ve worshiped in many countries and there are many differences.  In Manilla, Philippines, people dressed up for “hot” and played contemporary music. In Milan, Italy, people dressed up in suits and dresses as well as casual, and played guitars and keyboards. In Belarussia, I learned that the pastor does not seek a verbal response from the people and they had a simple hymns with keyboard. In Uzbekistan, there was a formality to the church service and people approached the communion table along two aisles, one for grape juice and one for real wine. In Marseilles, France it was just like Grace, but in French. Continue reading