Should Women Cover Their Heads?

Question: I have a question about this passage: “For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of man” (1 Cor. 11:7). Isn’t Paul saying that women should cover their heads? Answer: To understand this passage, several issues … [Read more…]

Should Women Teach in Church?

Question: How has the Megiddo Message changed since the days of Kenneth Flowerday [pastor, 1958-1985]! When the apostle Paul wrote to Timothy with these instructions: ‘I suffer [not] a woman to teach or to usurp authority over the man but to be in silence…,’ he was not contradicting his own words in (Gal.) saying there … [Read more…]

What is the Value of Tradition?

Question: Your article on criticism and higher criticism in the September 1994 issue of the Megiddo Message is very interesting and informative. On page 18 you state (rightly): “The Roman Catholic Church decreed in its early statements that the traditions of the Church were on a par with Scripture. Such a position is wholly without … [Read more…]

What Constitutes Worship?

Question: What constitutes worship? There has to be a line drawn somewhere.—J. C., Georgia Answer: Worship: reverence offered a divine being or supernatural power; also an act of expressing such reverence; a form of religious practice with its creed and ritual.Merriam-Webster Dictionary For our purpose here we will confine the subject to Christian worship. Worship … [Read more…]