Women Enter Boldly: The Torn Veil and Direct Access to God

Women Enter Boldly: The Torn Veil and Direct Access to God

I am thankful to have my post hosted by Junia Project (www.juniaproject.com) today.  As we approach Good Friday and Easter Sunday, it’s a perfect time to reflect on what the tearing of the veil means for women and our roles in marriage, church, and life. “Starting from the top of the veil and tearing downward, the hierarchy of privilege was removed. Through the sacrifice of our Savior, we may now enter boldly into the presence of God without the covering of sacrifices and High Priests: “Remember that at that time you were separate from Christ…But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.” (Ephesians 2: 12-13)…” Women Enter Boldly: The Torn Veil & Direct Access to...

Psalm 40: 1-3

Psalm 40: 1-3

  Today I am feeling grateful and humbled by how quickly God will work to open doors when we follow that still small voice which whispers, “this is the way, follow me.” I am a former agnostic who was redeemed by God and is being used by God in ways I never dreamed possible a decade ago. Psalm 40:1-3 “I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry. He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God…” I am excited to say my next post will be published next Thursday morning, March 24th, at Junia Project (juniaproject.com) just a few days before Easter. It explores the miraculous tearing of the veil…stay tuned! All things are possible through...

Guest Post by Rachel Held Evans

I experienced this first hand and was shocked when a close relative noted with criticism my use of the personal pronoun “I” when discussing spiritual topics, believing I should speak using “we” and “us” as my husband’s opinions should naturally be mine as well. No thank you and moving on. “I” am not in a marriage where I’m expected to silence my voice or shrink smaller! http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/absurd-legalism-gender-roles-submission-piper  

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