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Verse of the Day: Acts 18:24-26 WHAT ABOUT PRISCILLA?

A good explanation for the constant whataboutism regarding Priscilla’s alleged teaching over men.

A Worthy Walk

It has become an almost exasperating question when someone wants to argue in favor of women preaching:

What about Priscilla?

It is a sad fact that so many refuse to submit their hearts to Paul’s words in 1 Timothy 2:12:

I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet.

There are some who do every sort of hermeneutical gymnastics to try to find a loophole in this passage. Their argument ALWAYS makes its way to Acts 18: Priscilla and Aquila teaching Apollos. There is a list of reasons why Priscilla’s teaching Apollos doesn’t fall categorically under Paul’s instructions that women aren’t to teach or have authority over men.

*Paul’s instructions to Timothy are in a NEW TESTAMENT PASTORAL epistle. Meaning, his directive is for the context of the Church, specifically, the gathered body of believers for worship. Women…

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