Christianity was born and developed in the context of patriarchal social structures in both the Jewish and Hellenistic worlds.
But there were radical ideas floating around in early Christianity that suggested that gender hierarchy had been dissolved through baptism into Christ for a new humanity beyond gender.
Sure, it makes sense to keep your enemies close, so you can keep tabs on them and seek revenge by pouring ice buckets over their heads when they least expect it.
But, I learned this isn't what the famous quote intended to preach at all.
The term frenemy comes from a combination of the words friend and enemy.
Some people use the word frenemy interchangeably with the word toxic.
However, I believe that the word toxic should only be applied to A friend who seems to be insincere can leave you confused and wondering if you're being too critical.
At this time there is no known reason for the deletion.It took me years to understand the depth of this trite-as-ever quote.Most of the time, we're incapable of comprehending certain philosophies until we've endured them firsthand.Before I met my wife, I’d never had what I’d call a healthy relationship.I’d bounced around from one to another, getting the most out of them with the least amount of effort.
This should be no surprise, since we have an enemy set against us and our impending marriage (1 Pet. He hates God, and he hates marriage because it depicts the gospel (Eph. One of Satan's most effective strategies to corrupt the gospel-portraying union of marriage is to attack couples through sexual sin before they say ‘I do.’ ” So, what is it that Satan wants us to buy into before we walk down the aisle?