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Real Christianity #33: Should Christian Women Wear A Head Covering While Praying or Prophesying?

Throughout church history, we see Christian men taking their hats off during prayer and Christian women putting hats (veils, bonnets, etc) on during prayer. The practice is derived from Paul’s first letting to the Corinthians and is found in the opening text of chapter eleven. However, in the modern church, this practice is kept by the men but not by the women. In this episode, Dale and Veronica Patridge look at this passage to understand what it’s truly instructing.

Christy Overlin’s Head Covering Story (Video)

In this video, Christy Overlin (aka. OrganizedMOM) shares her story of how she came to believe that head covering is for today.

If you enjoyed this video, make sure you leave some encouragement for her in the comments section below.

What R.C. Sproul Believes About Head Covering

In this video, R.C. Sproul shares what he believes about Christian head covering. He gives his answer in the context of teaching how to properly interpret the Bible as it relates to customs and principles. The book he references (Knowing Scripture) can be purchased here (affiliate) on Amazon.

This video was taken from the 2004 Shepherd’s Conference. He is sitting next to John MacArthur and R. Albert Mohler. You can watch the entire Q&A here.

The Biology of Hair Lengths (Video Question)

In this video, I answer Jessica’s question. She asks “How does nature teach us that it’s shameful for a man to have long hair but a glory for women to have the same? Is there an inclination for men to cut their hair or is there a biological function?”. I answer her question and share some surprising scientific facts.

Click here for info on how to submit your own question and be featured in our next video.

A Response to Steven Anderson on Christian Head Covering

In this video, I respond to a new clip posted of Steven Anderson where he argues against head covering. He gives two objections to substantiate his belief that 1 Corinthians 11 is only dealing with hair lengths (not a material covering). Watch the video below and then feel free to check out the additional links at the bottom.

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