Paul says scripture is “taught by the Spirit” (1 Cor. 2:13–15).
John affirms: “you do not need anyone to teach you” (1 Jn 2:27).
But somehow some guys from Catholic tradition have the last word? You’re just trying to suppress facts you can’t understand.
Prostitutes were legal and working in Israelite society (1 Kings 3:16, etc.) and are legal under Jewish law.
You’ve been sold a bill of goods and repeat it unthinkingly.
Try my article on porneia…for starters.
Hey thanks. What are the “norms of pagan sexuality”?
Ok great. I’m now understanding you to say that the ‘love commandment’ of John 13:34 is the only one in effect, but that the Ten Commandments—alone, of all Jewish law—defines and clarifies what ‘love’ means.
Also, that the ‘commandment’ is now ‘personal’, which I think is your way of saying you’re not executing the…
I’m trying to understand your position?
The “law” is not applied to Christians today, you’re saying, maybe since it was given by angels and not God. But the Ten Commandments are cooking along because they were given to Moses directly?
It’s actually not.
Hebrews 8:13: “By calling this covenant ‘new,’ he has made the first one obsolete; and what is obsolete and outdated will soon disappear.”
Galatians 3:10: “For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse…”
cf. Luke 16:16, etc.