Why is God "He", not "She"?


#1

Why does the Church use male pronouns to refer to God?


#2

Throughout Scripture, God revealed himself in masculine terms. Jesus often spoke of his “Father” and even taught his disciples to pray, “Our Father…” (Mt. 6:9-13). Jesus himself was a man, not a woman, and he said of the Holy Spirit, “he will teach you all things” (Jn. 14:26, emphasis added).

For a detailed article on this topic, see Does the Bible Support the Feminist God/ess?


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