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Thought for the Week

Abstinence

 

September 10, 2020

Illustration by John McConahy

Scriptures to Read:

Acts 15:6-11

Acts 15:19-23

Colossians 3:1-10

I Thessalonians 4:1-7

I Peter 2:11-16

Ephesians 5:11-21

I Corinthians 10:23-32

I want to think about abstinence today. It means to renounce or at least deny one's self of certain things. The Bible speaks about this. When the Church began to grow beyond the bounds of Hebrew Christianity and to reach into the Gentile world there were some conflicts. The Jews were used to abstaining from some things as the Law given by God to Moses and through him to the people taught. But the Gentile Christians had no such teachings. When they...



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