Rebuked by Paul
the Holy Bible


Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances, (2:20)

(Touch not; taste not; handle not; (2:21)

Which all are to perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men? (2:22)

Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh. (2:23)

--1 Timothy--

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; (4:1)

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; (4:2)

Forbidding to marry, [and commanding] to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. (4:3)

For every creature of God [is] good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: (4:4)

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. (4:8)

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