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Old 12-14-2016, 04:36 AM   #49
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Default Re: Jezebel -- why we should know who she is.

Originally Posted by ZNPaaneah View Post
If it is inferred then we don't insist on it. No item of the faith is an inferred teaching. We do not infer that Jesus is Lord, we are told matter of factly that this is in fact the case and that it is an item of the faith that we should fight for. We do not infer that Jesus redeemed us on the cross.
Certain things we are told matter of factly, other things we are not.

There are things in the Bible which are stated matter of factly - head coverings for example, yet no one insists on those.

There are other matters which are not stated matter of factly - baptism by immersion, for example, and yet a number of denominations will insist on baptism by full immersion. We can know that full immersion is the proper way because we can infer this from how people were baptized in the New Testament. Yet there is no instruction saying full immersion is the right way. This is all inferred from how it was done.

Similarly, how we meet for worship can be inferred from how it was done. Is it not hypocritical to infer certain things from the Bible such as baptism by immersion, yet not infer the matter of where the church should congregate?
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