We are repeating the sins of ancient Israel:
"As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which LEAD THEE cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths." Isaiah 3:9.
"For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed." Isaiah 9:16.
"They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused to hear my words..." Jeremiah 11:10.
Female Clergy Gospeling an Unbiblical "Gospel"
Nov 8, 2002
Female Clergy Gospeling an Unbiblical "Gospel" By J. Grant Swank, Jr.
October 23, 2002
Dagmar wanted to be a Roman Catholic priest. So she got ordained on a boat
on the Danube River between Austria and Germany. Bishops Romolo Braschi of
Argentina and Rafael Regelsberger of Austria performed the June 29 ceremony.
Now what makes Dagmar special?
Dagmar Braun Celeste is the ex-wife of former Governor Richard Celeste.
Further, she was the only American among seven females who were pronounced
priests by the two males.
Vatican was not pleased. So Dagmar was excommunicated, along with the other
females, on August 5. Further, they had been mandated to renounce their
posts by July 25 but refused to do so. Ex-priest(ess) (?) Dagmar revealed
this detail on October 22.
When did Celeste conclude that she was meant to be a clergyfemale? She told
reporters that she considered the possibility after her 1995 divorce from
her husband of 33 years, who served Ohio as governor from 1983 to 1991.
What chiefly concerns me is whether God has anything to do with these
ordinations. It seems that the bottom line here is that one should be
called by the divine into His work.
A lot of dumb stuff is going on with some of these latter-day female clergy
coming out of the woodwork.
For instance, in one parish with which I am very well acquainted, the
female pastor told me she merely wanted a change in career now that she
turned 50. So with that she opted for the Christian ministry, not having a
clue about Scripture nor Christian theology. Some are suspicious that her
secular feminist clergyfemale at the home church urged her to make the
shift. So she went for it.
Now what gave her away as somewhat unqualified for the pastoral position
was when she informed a Bible study leader within her congregation that
she, the pastor, should attend those classes. She nonchalantly confessed,
"I don't really know that much about the Bible!"
Her Sunday sermons were replete with cute stories but they gave forth zero
when it came to understanding the Bible and Christian doctrine. Finally the
parishioners had had enough and so presented her recently with severance pay.
Wise laity. May their numbers increase.
Scores of us are disgusted with secular feminists who are flooding pulpits
with their left-wing political agendas rather than declaring a simple
Biblical gospel. These spokesfemales are championing everything from
anti-male propaganda to lesbianism, abortion, and transgenderism.
These females-in-clerical-garb are not of God. They are of the enemy and
therefore will answer to the One who is in charge of His church. In the
meantime, why are they not answering to a Biblically knowledgeable
congregation by never being hired in the first place?
Grant Swank pastors the New Hope Church, Windham ME, where he also teaches
at-risk youths at an alternative learning school. He has been a free-lance
writer for 40 years with hundreds of articles in both Protestant and
Catholic publications. He enjoys watercolor painting, travel, and
conversation with friends. He can be contacted at email@example.com
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