Were the prayers in I Corinthians 11 referring to praying in an unknown tongue?

Question: Good day, Regarding I Corinthians 11:3-16, where women commanded to cover their heads while praying and prophesying. Some argue that the prayer mentioned in that verse was a miraculous activity connected with prophecy. God talked to man through the Spirit. In I Corinthians 14:14, Paul mentioned praying with an unknown tongue. “For if I…

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I’m confused about whether to wear a head covering or not

Question: I did have a pressing concern, and I’m sorry if you’ve repeated yourself on this topic but it’s about head coverings. I’ve read multiple answers of yours to questions about this and I’ve looked at countless other resources as well and no matter what, I can’t seem to decide which is right. One way…

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Can you pray in your mind or with your head covered?

Question: Dear Jeffrey, I have a couple of questions about prayer. Is it OK to pray in your mind if you are someplace where it is not convenient to do so by speaking the words? Is it wrong to pray with a cap on your head (if you are a man)? Answer: When dedicating the…

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Is the veil only for married women?

Question: Hello! I read your article about the wearing of the veil by women in the Church. I confess that I was very surprised because I always believed that it was merely a custom — a cultural issue — and that the hair itself was already the veil. But I was convinced by your interpretation…

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The article “Command or Custom” is wonderful!

Question: Greetings! Thank you for this wonderful article! In my 2+ years of Internet research of I Corinthians 11, I must tell you this is the best article I have ever read that proves I Corinthians 11 is talking about a physical covering and not a woman’s hair as a covering and that it was not custom or cultural practice “back then” and that it…

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Is the head covering a local custom because it is only mentioned once?

Question: Do you have anything regarding women covering that addresses the notion that it is only mentioned once and therefore cannot be anything of importance since prayer is mentioned several times by the Christ and the apostles spent a lot of time on the subject, but Jesus never says anything about it – just a letter…

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