Editor’s note: Larry has been absent from blogging for awhile now, but he’s back. This is taken from his latest, which is another piece on gender roles and how women should never work unless the wolf is at the door and the man cannot work. This quoted bit is Larry’s thoughts on the great struggle it is to take up his version of gender roles God’s way.
Woman would experience great pain now in child birth – one of her most important duties in her help meet role to man. It would not so easy for man to provide for his family, but instead he would have to work hard to get what he needed from the earth.
In addition because of woman’s new sinful nature she would make his other very important role, that of leading the home, much more difficult as she would seek to control him and the home instead of submitting to him as God had designed her to do.
But even though God made the man’s duty of providing and the woman’s duty to give birth more difficult he also provide them both with the gift of joy from the pain they had to endure in their labor.
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