Gender Honoring Worship
Today Pastor Ryan tackles one of the most difficult passages in the New Testament to understand, 1 Corinthians 11:2-16. The main idea is, “We Uphold and Honor our God-Given Gender in Prayer and Worship”.
Share any ways you sacrificed your own will or desire to serve another person this past week.
What stood out to you most today?
Read 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
Why do you think Paul starts with this description in 11:3? How does it help us understand the passage?
What was the main problem Paul was seeking to solve? Why was that so important?
How can we understand the role of gender created by God? How can we do this without demeaning or looking down on the other?
Read Psalm 139:13-16. What does this passage teach us about who God has made us?
How can we honor God in prayer and worship in our culture today?
Take a moment and ask God how he wants you to respond. Are there any steps you need to take to honor God by upholding the gender he created you to be? Is there anything you need to do to honor the opposite gender than you?