Okay, I know going in this is crazy. I’m posting just to see if someone has an answer. I don’t.
Like Baptism, ordination makes an indelible mark on the character of the man who is ordained. As such, it cannot be removed or reversed.
Now, when a man marries, he becomes one flesh with his wife.
How is it then that her character is not also marked indelibly by that ordination since her flesh is one with his?
And before anyone answers too quickly, remember that Paul wrote:
1 Corinthians 7:14
For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.
Somehow, the unbelieving spouse appears to be saved by being one with the believer.
Why is this not true of ordination? :shrug: