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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimiel View Post
    Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellow-prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.

    Junia, a female apostle.
    So maybe there are female pastors if you go by Ephesians 4 the five apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor, teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    So maybe there are female pastors if you go by Ephesians 4 the five apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor, teacher.
    I've had one and she was the best pastor I've ever had.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimiel View Post
    I've had one and she was the best pastor I've ever had.
    What is a Pastor when a female shepherd is a shepherdess?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    What is a Pastor when a female shepherd is a shepherdess?
    I don't think that's a question. Did you want to ask if she should be called a Pastorette?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimiel View Post
    I don't think that's a question. Did you want to ask if she should be called a Pastorette?
    I don't know that I could think that. I guess I want to know if a Pastor is only a male, like a shepherd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimiel View Post
    I don't think that's a question. Did you want to ask if she should be called a Pastorette?
    That might be the word. I searched for that word on Google. No definition.

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    If the Eternal Almighty had appointed females to be pastors He would have given us the female pronouns so as to prevent any confusion.He didn't so there is no confusion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truster View Post
    If the Eternal Almighty had appointed females to be pastors He would have given us the female pronouns so as to prevent any confusion.He didn't so there is no confusion.
    I believe that you are saying that the word pastor is masculine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    I believe that you are saying that the word pastor is masculine.
    The term pastor is from Old French and is a term the translators used instead of shepherd which is masculine. It (pastors) appeared in the Latin Bible and was then used in English.
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    I know Him, correctly, as Messiah whom you call Christ. Yah Shua whom you call Jesus. Messianists who you call Christians.

    "Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm".

    I refuse, point blank, to speak peace to the unregenerate, hypocrites, religious dogma lovers and those that oppose the following statement:
    A regenerate man trusts in the evangelism of salvation conditioned on the atoning blood and imputed justness of Messiah alone.
    If you are fully persuaded, by experience, of this delightful, beautiful and life giving doctrine then I love you as a brother.

    Anyone who thinks that salvation is conditioned on anything a man thinks, does or says is atheist. I cannot and will not speak peace to him or her.

    I don't make statements online that I wouldn't repeat in front of my Maker, my grandmother or a judge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truster View Post
    The term pastor is from Old French and is a term the translators used instead of shepherd which is masculine. It appeared in the Latin Bible and was then used in English.
    It is interesting looking for pastor and shepherd in the Bible.

    Genesis 29:9 NASB - While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    It is interesting looking for pastor and shepherd in the Bible.

    Genesis 29:9 NASB - While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.
    Yes Jacob, as you have found, shepherd allows the male/female distinction whereas pastor does not.
    I know Him, correctly, as Messiah whom you call Christ. Yah Shua whom you call Jesus. Messianists who you call Christians.

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    I refuse, point blank, to speak peace to the unregenerate, hypocrites, religious dogma lovers and those that oppose the following statement:
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    Anyone who thinks that salvation is conditioned on anything a man thinks, does or says is atheist. I cannot and will not speak peace to him or her.

    I don't make statements online that I wouldn't repeat in front of my Maker, my grandmother or a judge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truster View Post
    Yes Jacob, as you have found, shepherd allows the male/female distinction whereas pastor does not.
    Except that there was a word for the female of pastor, unless pastor is not even masculine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    Except that there was a word for the female of pastor, unless pastor is not even masculine.
    Pastor is a mistranslation.


    And indeed, he gave some, apostles;
    and some, prophets;
    and some, evangelists;
    and some, shepherds and doctors;
    12 for the perfecting of the holy
    to the work of the ministry
    to the edifying of the body of the Messiah:
    I know Him, correctly, as Messiah whom you call Christ. Yah Shua whom you call Jesus. Messianists who you call Christians.

    "Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm".

    I refuse, point blank, to speak peace to the unregenerate, hypocrites, religious dogma lovers and those that oppose the following statement:
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    If you are fully persuaded, by experience, of this delightful, beautiful and life giving doctrine then I love you as a brother.

    Anyone who thinks that salvation is conditioned on anything a man thinks, does or says is atheist. I cannot and will not speak peace to him or her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truster View Post
    Pastor is a mistranslation.


    And indeed, he gave some, apostles;
    and some, prophets;
    and some, evangelists;
    and some, shepherds and doctors;
    12 for the perfecting of the holy
    to the work of the ministry
    to the edifying of the body of the Messiah:
    I thought it is or was pastors and teachers as four and five.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    I thought it is or was pastors and teachers as four and five.
    A lot of meanings were changed when translated. Many words that conveyed the same meaning were not present in English.
    I know Him, correctly, as Messiah whom you call Christ. Yah Shua whom you call Jesus. Messianists who you call Christians.

    "Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm".

    I refuse, point blank, to speak peace to the unregenerate, hypocrites, religious dogma lovers and those that oppose the following statement:
    A regenerate man trusts in the evangelism of salvation conditioned on the atoning blood and imputed justness of Messiah alone.
    If you are fully persuaded, by experience, of this delightful, beautiful and life giving doctrine then I love you as a brother.

    Anyone who thinks that salvation is conditioned on anything a man thinks, does or says is atheist. I cannot and will not speak peace to him or her.

    I don't make statements online that I wouldn't repeat in front of my Maker, my grandmother or a judge.

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