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What does the Bible say about women leaders in government? Should a woman be President?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The question of whether a woman should lead a nation as President, Prime Minister, or any high governmental office is one that is not easily answered biblically. For one thing, the Bible has much t...

July 01 2013 8 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Open uri20160825 6966 rhyaou John Matthews Semi-Retired Professional Singer, Conductor and Seeker
This question, though thoughtful and very current, given the political climate of our country today, is not hard to answer. 

Our world is not God's Kingdom. Jesus said it very plainly (John 18:36). We are also directed to obey civil authority (Matthew 22:21) (Romans 13:1-7). Since the president of the United States governs through our Constitution, establishing civil law and religious freedom, it is not really a Christian question. Whether or not she is your pastor is something completely different.

Yes, according to our Constitution and the Bible, a woman can be elected president of the secularly constituted United States. Whether or not she should be elected is up to all legal voters in our great country. And thank God for that freedom.

October 30 2016 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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