Sanctified Marriage: Part 7

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, authority, and submission. See this index. This series on sanctification in marriage began its life in response to an ongoing topical discussion of marital sanctification at the Sigma Frame blog. In my previous essay, I noted how marital sanctification was not …

Sanctified Marriage: Part 6

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, authority, and submission. See this index. This series on sanctification in marriage began its life in response to an ongoing topical discussion of marital sanctification at the Sigma Frame blog. Recently, after posting “16 Bible Passages for Teaching Wives and Daughters …

Being Wrong

The last time I wrote about GunnerQ, in “Lying to Combat Lying“, was when he falsely accused me of lying and misrepresented the biblical teaching on telling lies. In that post I laid out how being wrong is not lying, but requires intent. Remarkably, Gunner agrees with me that lying …

Is the Sigma Frame Blog in Decline?

I have read the posts at Sigma Frame for a number of years now, participating in a number of discussions. My intuition (and feedback from the beloved “professorGBFMtm”) leads me to believe that Sigma Frame is hovering at an inflection point. The Suspicion One of the things that has set …

The Master of the House

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, and submission. See this index. There is a word in the New Testament that refers to the master, ruler, or owner of the house, household, or land: oikodespotés (a noun) and oikodespoteó (a verb). It is a compound word made up of oikos …

John Chrysostom vs the Red Pill

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, and submission. See this index. The prophets of modern red-pill wisdom like to think that it has its roots in ancient tradition. I frequently run into comments that assert that what I believe is a modern corruption of the plain, ancient …

Male-Female Roles in Marriage

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, and submission. See this index. Over at Sigma Frame, Jack and Red Pill Apostle have coauthored a piece on the biblical male-female marital roles by citing 16 different passages. In the introduction, they set up Headship Submission and mock the notion …

Fighting Evil or Doing Good?

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, and submission. See this index. The previous article “Lying to Combat Lying” discussed what constitutes lying and concluded that it not legitimate to lie in order to fight lying. In this article we will discuss how God wants us to respond …

Lying to Combat Lying

In “God STILL Has Eyewitnesses To the Bible” (children please do not click the link), GunnerQ took issue with my recent post “Patriarchal Forgery?” and by implication raised the age old question about what constitutes a lie.  There he used some disrespectful language and accused me of being a liar …

The Original Source Material

This is part of a series on partriarchy, headship, and submission. See this index. Over at Sigma Frame is a pseudonymous comment by “thedeti”:[1] Once again, we need to return to the original source material. Eph. 5:22-24 (NIV) 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to …