Because your body represents a temple where the Holy Spirit resides, and you are not to violate it in any way by cutting symbols or letters into it. Secondly, any voluntary act of cutting yourself and releasing blood can invite demonic entities into your life. This is why it is an abomination in the eyes of God.?
Also, this is seen as idolatry, when you read about Jezebel and how the priests cut themselves to worship their gods, you'll get a deeper understanding as well.Answer
Unfortunately, The Bible is left open to many different interpretations. Some people may view tattoos or piercings as a distruction to God's temple, but I don't believe it is. (As long as the tattoo isn't vulgar.) Many strong Christians have tattoos or piercings.
GOD LOVES US NO MATTER WHAT. A picture on your skin isn't going to change that. As you said, only your soul goes to heaven. God doesn't judge us by our clothes, hair, skin color, shape, tattoos, or piercings.Answer
It doesn't matter what people or even Christians think concerning tattoos and/or piercings, as we are only held accountable to God, and He has said that Christians are the temple of the Holy Ghost, and that should be enough for anyone to stop thinking about getting tongue piercings and tattoos.
It doesn't even matter if you are a "strong" Christian, or even have a "Christian" tattoo as everyone who looks at you will think that you are the same as those bikers, including the Hell's Angels. Speaking of which, do you think that they are strong Christians, too?
It used to be that tats and tongue rings were only on national "too graphic", but I guess we, as Americans, have become as bad as they are, with our rituals and lifestyles.Ignorance of the Bible Perhaps?
Isaiah 49:16 Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.
If God did it to the palm of His hand, then it must be OK.Answer
Where does it say that a tattoo or piercing is a destruction to "the temple of the Holy Ghost"? That is an opinion. There is no where that it says that tattoos are a ruining "the temple." Maybe they're just decoratingthe temple.
And only ignorant, narrow-minded people still view tattoos as only being for bikers. They have nothing to do with Hell's Angels.
Christians do not believe in reincarnation. Christians believe in Heaven.
Heaven is where God is.
Heaven is very close to Christians upon the moment of death. First we die, then the judgement.
Heaven is eternity with God. Hell is eternity without God.
Yes, Christians believe in heaven and hell.
Christians believe that those among them who are saved will go to heaven. Bot, of course, the existence of heaven has never been proved, so this can only ever be a comforting belief.
No, Christians believe in heaven.
It will be in heaven.
Gods promises are this...God will someday take all his christians to heaven.. And he promised all his christians rewards in heaven!! Do you want to be a christian??
A:Presumably the fact of being a Christian means that gay Christians probably believe in the possibility of going to heaven.
Christians believe that heaven is a place of happiness because people are with God and with everybody they love. Some Christians think there the only ones going to heaven but most of us don't believe that. The Bible says that anyone who loves knows God and is from God - but it doesn't say you have to be a Christain to get to heaven.
no people who used to have tatoos are called as fuel of hell, they will not enter in to heaven .. even he cannot smell the heaven
Christians believes in one thing after death. Christians believe that after death your soul either goes to heaven or hell.
True Christians do not believe in Astrology. .
those who where raptured up where in heaven those who became christians after the tribulation are on earth
because the golden rule will help christians get to heaven
Christians are buried so their bodies remain on earth but their souls can go to heaven.
Only God knows.
Ever single person goes to heaven. What matters is what you did while on earth. That is what determines where you go in heaven.
CHRISTIANS belive that apocalypse is when god comes and takes all the christians and he will take them to heaven.
The non-Christian sees this as entirely fair, because he believes that the Christian heaven does not even exist. Not only do non-Christians not go to heaven when they die, but Christians do not either.
Yes, all Christians believe when you die; your soul goes to heaven or hell.
Mostly christians and muslims believe in heaven and hell.
Heaven = With God, with Light for eternity Hell = Without God, No Light for eternity.
because Humanists believed in heaven on Earth and Christians believed of heaven after you die.