The Doctrine of Woman

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Throughout history women have often been in rebellion to their own sex.  In Greek mythology, the female Amazons cut off their breast to deny their role as nurturing women.  (The word Amazon actually means “the breastless ones”.)  Whenever they fought, the Amazons were slaughtered and never had a chance against male warriors.

During the French Revolution, women tried to throw off the yoke of womanhood.  Female garrisons paraded with rifles.  The society was briefly neutralized sexually but this trend really didn’t last long.

But the biggest heritage passed down from the pages of history is the worship of the Mother Goddess!  The ancient world swarmed with the worship of the Goddess and other female gods.  Men and women bowed down to her in both large and small nations.

In the Old Testament, God swore destruction on the Southern Kingdom of Judah for “setting their mind on entering the land of Egypt to reside there,” (Jeremiah 44:12-25).  The reason is that the people sought refuge there but also they could better worship the Queen of Heaven in that pagan land!  The Scriptures go on to tell how the husbands were aware their wives burned sacrifices to other gods.

The religious and domestic tranquility was destroyed by this evil practice among the Jews.  The people spoke in defiance AGAINST GOD and Jeremiah:

 “We will not listen to the message you have spoken us in the name of the LORD!  We will certainly do everything we said we would: We will burn incense to the Queen of Heaven and will pour out drink offerings to her just as we and our fathers, our kings and our officials did in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem.  At the time we had plenty of food and were well off and suffered no harm.  But ever since we stopped burning incense to the Queen of Heaven and pouring out drink offerings to her, we have had nothing and have been perishing by sword and famine.”  The women added, “When we burned incense to the Queen of Heaven and poured out drink offerings to her, did not our husbands know that we were making cakes like her image and pouring out drink offerings to her?”  (Jeremiah 44:16-19)


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