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Again I declare to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law. 4 You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace.
originally posted by: Raggedyman
a reply to: ChesterJohn
There is no rule for what day Christians should assemble
This is the issue, many are blaming Paul for demanding Sunday worship when in fact Christians are called to worship everyday
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: NOTurTypical
Did you watch the lecture in the OP?
Acts was written at least a decade after Galatians. So, your time line is irrelevant, besides the fact that James never said that Jews didn't have a need to honor the Torah, and Gentiles never were under the law anyway.
Also, Paul tells his followers not to listen to or follow the apostles, who were in disagreement with Paul, to ignore them, that they were teaching a false gospel. So again, your argument is moot.
Paul abolished the Torah for everyone, including the 4th Commandment, which isn't about gathering for worship but honoring God by resting.
Paul talks about the outcome of the Jerusalem council in the 2nd chapter of Galatians.
9 James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised. 10 All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.
Mandaeans maintain that Jesus was a mšiha kdaba "false messiah" who perverted the teachings entrusted to him by John. The Mandaic word k(a)daba, however, might be interpreted as being derived from either of two roots: the first root, meaning "to lie," is the one traditionally ascribed to Jesus; the second, meaning "to write," might provide a second meaning, that of "book;" hence some Mandaeans, motivated perhaps by an ecumenical spirit, maintain that Jesus was not a "lying Messiah" but a "book Messiah," the "book" in question presumably being the Christian Gospels. This seems to be a folk etymology without support in the Mandaean texts.
No-one mentions the Persian Zoroastrian teachings, which are apparently 1000+ years older than Christianity.
How much did they influence "Paul".