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Where are the addresses to these perversion verses.
Not the context and not the doctrine.
The priests so greatly dislike the nature of excrementitious things, that they not only reject most kinds of pulse, and the flesh of sheep and swine, as producing much superfluity of nutriment, but during the fasts they even banish all salt from their meals, assigning many other reasons for so doing, and particularly that salt makes people more fond of drinking and of eating, by sharpening the appetite: for to consider, as Aristagoras pretends, that salt is not pure because multitudes of little insects are caught and die in it as it is congealing, is mere folly. They are said also to give the Apis drink out of a well of his own, but to keep
originally posted by: halfoldman
The Shakers - music:
Once the biggest Christian sect in North America.
Seventeen communities, with thousands of members.
Now just a history museum.
The essenes died out just like the shakers because their form was a perversion.
And --- Did Paul write either letter to the Corinthians? I was taught that the letter of 1st Corinthians was written from Philippi by Stephanas, Fortunatus, Achaicus and Timotheus.
Does it matter in the context of this thread, about the Shakers and their penchant for celibacy? It's in the New Testament of the Bible, a work that Christians follow and refer to.
You don't credit or discredit one person's accountability with another person's name regardless of the context of any literature.
The book of 1st Corinthians is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). The Apostle Paul wrote it about 56 A.D. The key personalities of this book are the Apostle Paul, Timothy and also Chloe’s household. Paul’s purpose in writing this letter to the church in Corinth was to address and correct the immorality and divisions that had arisen among them.
In chapters 5-11, Paul exposes all of the immorality that was occurring in the church at Corinth. These include sexual immorality, issues of marriage, and lawsuits with other believers. “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God” (6:9). Paul warns believers to be careful how you live, "For you have been bought with a price" (vs 20),
I've never met a person professing to be a Christian that wasn't confused and misguided.