Last week, we posted on how society in the Obama era is redefining/distorting the term “racism” into a political weapon reserved only for those on the right. There is another term that is similarly being redefined for political gain. That term is “sexism.” And, once again, a political motive is behind this re-definition as well. If we are not careful and/or wise, we will usher in a new era for the benefit of Hillary Clinton that completes the devolution of this term as we have done with "racism." This false notion of “sexism” will also be used to punish anyone who might dare to criticize the policies of yet another left-leaning politician such as she.
The Dictionary defines sexism as “discrimination or devaluation based on a person's sex or gender.” That’s it. So, based upon this definition, is it sexist to call a female candidate by her first name as some pundits on the left have recently suggested? Is it sexist to oppose a female candidate because her policies are polar opposite from your values? Is it sexist to criticize a female candidate based on her policies without reference to her gender? Of course, the answers to all of these questions is “No.” But, like “racism,” a new definition for “sexism” is brewing that ignores all common sense and rational thought. And it will continue the politics of division even worse than the false accusations of “racism.” False cries of “racism” for political gain divide communities. But, false cries of “sexism” for political gain will logically divide families. And, that will be the final straw that will likely break America’s fragile political back.
How will this false “sexism” evolve? It began rather quietly in the 2012 Republican Presidential debates by an ironically planted question by Clintonite, George Stephanopoulos. He asked Mitt Romney “do you believe that states have the right to ban contraception?” In spite of the answer by Romney that there has never been a state that has even contemplated such a far-fetched ban, the fabricated “War on Women” had begun. Then, came the disgraceful testimony of Sandra Fluke to Congress. Fluke, a Georgetown Law student, argued before Congress that having to pay for birth control causes an undue financial burden on promiscuous women. Translation: you and I should pay for her birth control through Obamacare. And, all of those who opposed this notion (or Obamacare for that matter), were immediately labeled as enemy combatants in the War on Women. The foolish and immature notion of any group warring women was used as a political foil all the way through the 2012 elections to the uninformed victory and reelection of probably the most leftist President in our history. The success of the contrived “War on Women” will continue and evolve as these same divisive forces seek to elect Hillary Clinton to the same office.
By the way, the irony of electing Hillary Clinton on the grounds of anti-sexism is as thick an irony as you can get. Let’s not forget that Hillary Clinton enabled her husband to make sexual prey of a White House intern (woman). Hillary Clinton also personally led the character assassinations of all of the women from Bill Clinton’s philandering past. Then there is the Clinton Foundation that proudly annually raised and continues to raise millions of dollars from Muslim nations that openly subvert women’s rights and subjugate women under Sharia Law (by the way, all on Hillary Clinton’s watch as Secretary of State). But, the primary irony of anti-sexist support for Hillary Clinton is the fact that voting for someone because she is a woman is in fact sexist on its face. Sexism can never cure sexism. Ironically, society’s shallow attempts to address sexism result in more sexism, not less. The only way to properly address sexism against women is to embrace God's definition.
Again, God gets the final say (and only say) on all definitions. And, like God’s definition of “racism,” God’s definition of sexism is simply when anyone values a gender more or less than God does. And by the way, God values both genders equally. Attempts to demean the Bible or God by pulling verses out of context that inspire humility, are shallow attempts at best and ignorant at worst. The eternal endgame of earthly humility (for both genders) is the greatest notion of equality, which is immortal royal equality both now and forever. Not only is each gender challenged today to race the other to the low place, but each of us personally are to race everyone else to the low place (Ephesians 5:21). And, our model is Jesus Himself, who being King of Kings and God, came to wash the feet of man and die a poor and humiliating death on a cross for all of us (Philippians 2:5-11). If taking a low place here in the temporary is devaluing, what does that imply of Jesus? What does that imply of those who today choose to be janitors? What does that imply of those who choose to be servants? What does that imply of those who choose the low place within families? Does that mean whoever has the low place in a given family, regardless of gender, is less valuable than the other members of the family? The dangerous lack of logic behind the false cries of “sexism” are truly breathtaking.
To better understand the context with which we should evaluate Bible verses regarding God’s opinion on gender, read just a few of the verses that spell out God’s view below:
- Galatians 3:28 says, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
- 1 Corinthians 11:12 says, “Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man nor man of woman; for as woman was made from man, so man is now born of woman. And all things are from God.”
- Genesis 1:27 says, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”
- 1 Peter 3:7 says, “Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.”
- 2 Timothy 2:11-12 says, “If we have died with Him, we will also live with Him; if we endure, we will also reign with Him.”
- And, in Matthew 19:28-30 Jesus says, “Truly, I say to you, in the new world, when the Son of Man will sit on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life. But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”
The full truth appreciates that God has predestined all of His daughters to be eternal, immortal, co-heirs of His Kingdom alongside and equal with men (their eternal spiritual brothers). That’s right, God actually values women so highly that he makes them eternally royal. Whose definition has ever come close to rivaling that? The hypocrisy of the left is that they value women strictly on earthly functions alone. That is in fact a devaluing of women (and men) from God’s true definition since women of God are in fact royalty now. Valuing earthly function over eternal royalty is the absolute worst form of sexism. The God of the Christian faith places a higher value on women than all other belief structures.
In conclusion, God displays far more respect for women than all feminists combined. He created women wonderfully in His own image and gave them His own breath of life. He also sacrificed His life to give them a royal eternity and immortal equality. Those who oppose God on this issue selfishly seek to devalue a woman’s royal identity in pursuit of lesser and temporal earthly functions and power. It is God who constantly affirms His royal image in us and seats the humble in the high places of His kingdom for eternity. Compared to the amazing value that God has ascribed to women, every critic of the Bible on this issue is clearly guilty of ascribing far lesser value on women.
Therefore, Christian, do not fall prey to any extent to the foolish narrative of our society’s politics concerning sexism. You should not be aligning in any way with such views. If you do, you help advance true sexism but in its worst form. And, given that all women bear His image, any attack on God’s definition of women, is an assault on God Himself.
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