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Women in the Book of Proverbs

For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to _____ and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life. Nothing dung a piece of bread poverty But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it… doth not know his left hand from his right. destroyeth his own soul. […]

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The Virtuous Woman

What is a virtuous woman? A description you seek? She’s a God-fearing woman, mild mannered and meek; A woman whose children arise and call blessed; Who welcomes all strangers and treats them as guests; A woman who plans for her household by night; Who trusts in the Lord with all of her might; A woman […]

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The Calling of a Young Wife (3)

As we have seen from Titus 2:4,5, the young wives must be taught to love their husbands and children. That love comes to concrete expression by their being discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good. But there is one other thing that young wives must be taught. Obedient to Their Husbands The older women must teach […]

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Let Me Be a Woman

Elisabeth Elliot’s book, Let Me Be a Woman, deals with an issue which every young woman inevitably faces—womanhood. Mrs. Elliot wrote this book to her daughter Valerie as a wedding gift. In it, she deals with many thoughts and questions young women have. Who am 1? What does it mean to be a woman? She […]

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In Defense of Women (2)

Last month, we looked at the false views concerning the place of women in the Church, and saw that the basic assertion is that it is not, nor ever was, God’s will that woman be in submission. We now continue by looking at the Reformed position. The true Reformed position holds the headship of the […]

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In Defense Of Women (1)

An issue which sharply distinguishes us as Protestant Reformed young people from an increasingly greater number of churches and people, is the issue of women holding places of authority in the institutional life of the Church. The most recent example of this is the “Women in Office” controversy in the Christian Reformed Churches, where many […]

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A Woman’s Role: Preparing for Leadership in the Home

“Though rejecting feminist politics and lesbian posturing, American culture has absorbed the underlying ideology [of the feminist movement] like a sponge.  The principal tenets of sexual liberation or sexual liberalism—the obsolescence of masculinity and femininity, of sex roles, and of heterosexual monogamy as the moral norm—have diffused through the system and become part of America’s […]

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The Cult of True Womanhood

In the middle to late 1300’s, a widely accepted view about women was the Cult of True Womanhood.  This was a middle class ideology which put women on a pedestal away from the filth of the world.  Women were also viewed as pure and uplifting creatures, who should stay home and take care of the […]

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