12 Apr '16, 8pm

Christianity was given a "masculine feel" according to Piper. Guess that's why we're called the "Bride of Christ"?

Christianity was given a "masculine feel" according to Piper. Guess that's why we're called the "Bride of Christ"?

**Important Update: Guys, please leave links to your posts here instead.** “God has chosen to liken Himself to a female and we are the fruit of His womb.” – John Calvin On Tuesday, at the annual Desiring God pastors conference , popular evangelical pastor John Piper spoke on the importance of maintaining what he calls a “masculine Christianity,” arguing that “God has given Christianity a masculine feel.” “God revealed Himself in the Bible pervasively as king not queen; father not mother," Piper said. "The second person of the Trinity is revealed as the eternal Son not daughter; the Father and the Son create man and woman in His image and give them the name man, the name of the male...God appoints all the priests in the Old Testament to be men; the Son of God came into the world to be a man; He chose 12 men to be His apostles; the apostles appointed that the overseers of th...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/john-piper-masculine-chri...

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