Question from a reader:
I am troubled by 1 Corinthians 11:3, which seems to say that men are superior to women: “The head of every man is Christ, the head of a woman is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.”
Answer from Randy Alcorn:
This passage demonstrates what is often true—if we misunderstand one biblical doctrine, we will inevitably misunderstand others. For instance, two common approaches to “the head of a woman is her husband” are these: 1) Scripture is saying the husband is superior to his wife (and that’s true) or 2) Scripture ...