Certain passages in 1 Peter are sometimes used to support the idea of hierarchy in Christian marriage, but a closer look reveals that this letter is one of the strongest biblical commentaries on the injustice of such a model. In today’s post, Heather Celoria lays out a convincing argument that “In the same way” that all believers are being urged to submit to governmental authority, wives are being encouraged to suffer in an unjust hierarchical institution for the sake of Christ.
About Heather Celoria
is an ordained minister and Masters of Divinity student at Asbury Theological Seminary. Her ministry includes healing prayer, spiritual direction, pastoral care, and mentoring for those seeking to develop their gifts and callings. Click on Heather’s name to visit her website and blog, Let Them Have Dominion.