Readings from the Christian scriptures

‘The women were Mary of Magdala, Joanna and Mary the mother of James, and they, with the other women, told these things to the apostles. But the story appeared to them to be nonsense, and they would not believe them.’
Luke 24:10-11.

‘ “In the last days, says God, I will pour out my Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and daughters shall prophesy; …Yes, on my servants and my handmaids I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they shall prophesy.”’
Acts 2:17-18.

‘A man who keeps his head covered when he prays or prophesies brings shame on his head;but a woman brings shame on her head if she prays or prophesies bareheaded.’
I Corinthians 11:4-5.

‘There is no such thing as Jew and Gentile, slave and freeman, male and female; for you are all one person in Christ Jesus.’
Galatians 3:28.

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