Outline for message preached on April 10, 2016 entitled, “Influence.”


  1. God created family so we do not have to do life alone.
  2. The Church is God’s family for those without one.
  3. Ladies first.
  4. Woman without her man is nothing.
  5. Scriptures the extremist use in gender debate.
    1. 1 Timothy 2:12.
    2. Galatians 3:28.
  6. Most Christians find it difficult to be honest with the text.


  1. What does the Bible teach about women?
    1. Wisdom in Proverbs is feminine.
    2. The first to witness of the resurrection were women.
    3. Paul teaches in marriage the woman controls the body of the man.
    4. Phoebe is a deacon in the church at Rome.
    5. The Bible is filled with women prophets.
    6. God gave the writ of divorcement for the protection of women.
    7. God gave property right to the daughters of Zelophehad in Numbers 27.
    8. God reserves the right to do what He wants.
  2. There seems to have been equality in creation.
    1. After the fall, the different roles appear.
    2. Through Christ there attempts to be a return to creation order in many aspects.
    3. When God wants change, He uses the power of the second position.


  1. PRAYER.