The Bible highly esteems women with statements that would be shocking to the men of that age (two thousand plus years ago).
The very fact that the first witnesses of Christ’s resurrection were women is extremely telling. If the New Testament gospel accounts were contrived, why in the blazes would the male writers coin women as the primary witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection when in that time, women’s testimonies weren’t even valid in court?
Here’s just another example of upholding women when Jesus rebuked His disciples for frowning upon the noble actions made by a woman:
While Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon, a man who had a serious skin disease, a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table. When the disciples saw it, they were indignant. “Why this waste?…
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