As far as the Persons of the Trinity go, it feels like the Holy Spirit takes a third-row, back seat, to the Father and Son, Jesus Christ. While somewhat understandable, this obviously should not be. Perhaps we just don't understand the Holy Spirit? Perhaps our lack of . . .
I remember many times, as a new Christian, wondering (worrying) if I had somehow committed the "unforgivable sin." You know, the one Jesus mentions in Matthew 12:31-32: Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not . . .
Growing up in church, I would sit in the pew Sunday after Sunday and see a steady rotation of the men of the church preaching, teaching, serving and leading. When I did see women in charge, I was over in the children's wing, in Sunday School, or in the Nursery. Or, they would serve . . .