Because Christianity is bigger than Biblical manhood or Biblical womanhood (Blog of Retha Faurie)

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Bible pictures about Pentecost all have the same oversight in common: Invariably the pictures show flames on male heads and men

Freebiblepictures is a great site for Bible teachers - but their pictures on Pentacost - males with flames, males speaking about God, male listeners asking about the message, males fellowshipping together - do not reflect the truth of God's spirit coming to gift all flesh, of a Gal. 3:28 kingdom where male and female does not matter.

Freebibleimages is a great site for Bible teachers – but their pictures on Pentecost – males with flames, males speaking about God, male listeners asking about the message, males fellowshipping together – do not reflect the truth of God’s spirit coming to gift all flesh, of a Gal. 3:28 kingdom where male and female does not matter.

preaching the gospel. But Pentecost is the story of God’s spirit falling on manservants and maidservants, of sons and daughters prophesying. (See Acts 2:16-18)

The pictures are so male, because it is the reality of how the church at large thinks. It is male because the mere thought that women and even children could have the same spirit empowering them in the same way is not the first thing the artist think of.

In my vision, the church will look very much like and very much unlike these pictures: (more…)

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