Submission to others as a child of God

(Image Credit) Who do you submit to? I know, it's a weird thought isn't it? Uncomfortable. I feel defensive as soon as I ask it. "I don't submit to anyone!" Is my instinctual reaction. But it's really not true. We all submit to other people in our lives. If we didn't, anarchy would reign. We… Continue reading Submission to others as a child of God

Christian Submission: The eagle dive of freedom

Someone once said to me, " If you only submit yourself to people you agree with you're not submitting yourself to anyone. You're hanging out with people you agree with, but you're not submitting yourself to anyone."  The point being, at the root of what it means to submit yourself to another person is the… Continue reading Christian Submission: The eagle dive of freedom

Bearing the peculiar mark of majesty

So I'm doing this Bible study with my neighbor. First Peter. We're at that infamous submission part. I've camped out in this book for years. I frequently come back to it because it so directly speaks to me. It bothers me that I'm bothered by the whole subject of submission because I can clearly see… Continue reading Bearing the peculiar mark of majesty