Hierarchical Godhead is the Nexus of Gender Hierarchy Debate

According to Charles Stanley (in his book, A Man's Touch), if there is no hierarchy within the Godhead, then there is no basis for hierarchy in marriage. There we have it. There is no hierarchy within the Godhead, so there is no basis for gender-based hierarchy in the church, home, or society.

1 Timothy 6:13 [I] charge you [I] declare before Theos[1] the GODHEAD [Colossians 2:9] who makes alive all things and Iesous Christos who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession

[1] Hierarchical theology assumes that all mentions of Theos refer to only one person within the Godhead—the Father, when in most cases, the reference is to the Godhead itself Colossians 2:9

There is no such thing as the first, second, or third persons in the Godhead. Such designations imply an exaggerated importance of the Father over the Son and Holy Spirit, that does not exist. 

Jesus is Jehovah John 1:1. Jesus is the Everlasting Father Isaiah 9:6. The Holy Spirit is Jehovah Acts 5:3-4. The Holy Spirit is the father of that holy thing which was conceived in the womb of Mary Matthew 1:18 & 20, Luke 1:35. The name Jehovah YHWH encompasses the fullness of the Godhead.  In Heaven, there is no BIG GOD who is the Father, followed by two little gods who are the son and the holy spirit. Elohiym is the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit. 

The Being who created and redeemed all things, the Godhead Elohiym [Genesis 1:1] is not a three-god triad. “Hear O Israel YHWH Jehovah Elohiym OUR GODS is ONE YHWH Jehovah”. 

The Hebrew word, Elohiym, is the plural form of the word, Elohwahh. Elohwahh, is the singular form of the word for God, which occurs in Deuteronomy 32:15 and 56 more times in the Hebrew text. Elohiym is the plural form of the word, God, that designates three. There is a Hebrew word for Gods that designates two. Elohiym is not that word. It means three and occurs 2,606 times in the Hebrew text. 

Elohiym is our creator Genesis 1:1. That means the Godhead is the Creator. Jehovah is our Creator Isaiah 44:24 Jesus is our Creator Colossians 1:16-17, John 1:1-3.

   When Jesus said that God was His Father, He was referring to the Godhead. The Bible says that God is not a man, so we will not refer to the One God as the first, second, or third persons of the Trinity. Those are hierarchical designations that do not exist.
   The Father is the one who beget Jesus?
   Who did the angel tell Joseph that Holy Thing within Mary’s womb was conceived by? 
   Wasn’t Jesus conceived by the Holy Spirit?
   Isn’t a child’s Father that person by which he is conceived?
   Wouldn’t that make the Holy Spirit Jesus’ Father?
   Do we find a contradiction here? No, there is no contradiction when we understand that the prophets spoke the truth when they foretold the coming to earth in the form of a man, not the “second person of the Godhead,” but rather, the Almighty.
   In Colossians we read that all the fullness of the Godhead resides in our Savior in physical form.
   This had to be so because the Almighty declared that there was no Savior but Himself. He also declared that He created all things by Himself, alone.
   Out goes the theory that the Father used a subordinate Son to create all things. That “subordinate Jesus” the Father used in creation goes hand in glove with the insidious Arian lie that Jesus was Himself a created being—the first creation of God—who was then used to create all other things (complementarian expositors conveniently cherry-pick Arius’ teachings expunging overtly unacceptable portions).
   The Bible says that in the beginning Elohiym (The triune God) created the heavens and the earth.
   Who created man?
   Elohiym, the Triune God in its fullness—the Godhead—created audawm...not the "first person" of the trinity. 

   " Let Us create man in Our image.

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