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Who are judiazers?

They are Jews who opposed the Gentiles in the faith. Another answer: More specifically, biblical judaizers (especially from among the Pharisees) insisted that converted Gentiles needed to be circumcised and keep the law of Moses. Acts 15 deals extensively with… Full Answer

What is the purpose of galatians?

The purpose is to defend the doctrine of justification by faith (righteousness coming only through faith, not by law-keeping) against Judaizers (Jewish legalists; those who sought to enforce the Mosaic Law on Gentile Christian converts). Paul does this by defending… Full Answer

Which verse in the bible speaks about circumcision?

ABRAHAM » Circumcision of (Genesis 17:10-14,23-27) CONCISION » A term for "overzealous" circumcision (Philippians 3:2) MOSES » His controversy with his wife on account of circumcision (Exodus 4:20-26) PAUL » Contends with the Judaizers against their circumcision "theology" (Acts 15:1,2)… Full Answer

What is the theme of Galatians?

Paul was correcting wrong thinking that had quickly developed in the congregations of Galatia(Galatians 1:6). Certain Jews were trying to teach that circumcision (and other facets of the Law) were still required among Christians and Paul was reprimanding congregation members… Full Answer

Why is church on Sundays?

One must read Roman history to understand the reasoning for this change. Jewish revolts of circa 70 AD and circa 135 AD had left a distain for Jews and their customs. Sunday worship began to be more popular beginning in… Full Answer

Was the sabbath changed by Rome?

Catholic Answer: The Christian Church has celebrated Mass on the First Day of the week since the earliest times of Christianity, because that was the Day the Lord Had Risen from the Dead. Acts chapter 20, verse 7, 1 Corinthians… Full Answer

Is Sunday observance biblical?

Many Orthodox Churches, and most Protestants believe that there is significant biblical support for observing Sunday, and that it was the Apostles who began the practice. In the New Testament, we see a change in emphasis from the letter of… Full Answer

How many words begin with j?

J jab Jabalpur Jabat al-Tahrir al-Filistiniyyah jabber jabberer jabbering Jabberingly Jabberment Jabbernowl jabberwocky jabbing jabiru Jabiru mycteria jaboncillo Jaborandi Jaborine jabot jaboticaba jaboticaba tree jacamar jacaranda Jacare Jacchus Jacconet Jacent jacinth jack jack-a-lantern jack-by-the-hedge jack-in-the-box jack-in-the-pulpit jack-o'-lantern jack-o-lantern jack-o-lantern fungus… Full Answer