Women are Special to God by Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj

Sundar Selvaraj travels the globe claiming to be a prophet and runs Jesus Ministries. There is no financial accountability report that I could find anywhere though he claims to be a registered non-profit in the U.S. They provide no links to any information on their so-called “financial integrity” page. I figured that a prophet should be one of the most obedient and faithful witnesses to the scriptures and thus have the more (or most) unpopular view of men and women, a.k.a. 1 Cor. 11. Instead, this guy coddles, pets, and spoils them rotten as though they were all angels. I simply could not finish it. There is almost nothing of rebuke, reproof, or correction (2 Tim. 3:16). Instead women are all victims. Instead, they are told they are “special” in literally every other sentence. It’s one thing to say to someone that they are special but it’s a whole different ball game for a “prophet” to tell women everywhere that they are special over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and….well, you get my point.

He has a chapter, “The Motherly Nature of God” and a sub-heading, “The Dual Natures of God” in which he teaches that God is bifurcated. Basically half man, half woman.

“Genesis 1:26 tells us that God created woman, along with man, in His own image and in His own likeness, which are two distinct aspects of His nature. What are these two sides to the nature of God? In studying and understanding this concept of God’s nature, you can know how special you are before God.”

What else is it but gender fluidity or bifurcation after the Hindu god Ardhanarishvara? Given his Hindu roots, I wonder. This is also the major problem with complementarianism. Manhood and womanhood together do not complete the nature of God.

For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man. (1 Corinthians 11:7)

There’s no reference to 1 Corinthians 11:7 where the Apostle couldn’t make it plainer to us. Yet few Christian teachers I have ever come across listen to that verse. Everyone ignores it like the plague. Attempts to explain it away employ the worst kinds of hermenuetics you’ve ever seen. Instead they quote Genesis 1:27 as being evidence that God is both mother and father even though it says “in his image He created *him*” The “him” pronoun is in the masculine accusative SINGULAR.

Anyway. Stay far away from this guy.