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No longer will OSAS vx OSNAS be allowed to be debated, argued, or discussed in theology forum. Too much time is required to monitor and rescources used to debate this subject which hasn't been definitively decided in 3,000 years.
It may also be worth noting that the word for love used in the Greek for this verse was "agapate". Agape is a specific type of love that is sacrificial in nature. I'm not sure if agapate has the same meaning, but I would say a sacrificial love would be inappropriate to have for something like a...
I'd counter that verse 16, which goes on to specify "the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life" means we're not talking about those things.
God made music, music exists in heaven and we know this because back when Satan was Lucifer he was the music leader. God gave...
Added to my costume! Some shoe covers that look like paws, and a scarf that can be a basic accessory for this character. I also plan to get arm sleeves so I can wear more shirts with this costume (and not just ones that cover up my arms), and a better tail with more fitting markings
A website I'd actually recommend, especially for anyone who wants to enjoy tv, movies, video games, or anything from geek/nerd culture and still follow Christ, is Geeks Under Grace. They do reviews and tell you about anything you might object to in the material.
Some older church denominations were against it, apparently. I forget exactly why, but I've seen it come up in the literature I've read. (Specifically, To Kill a Mockingbird has a scene where this comes up.)
edit: I think the book called the people against flower gardens footwashing baptists?
Legalism is extra-biblical stuff that is held to as if it were an objective standard. (The technical definition is that it's extra-biblical stuff held to as a condition for salvation, but it's often used for just being overly strict.)
I grew up in a rather legalistic family, as a kid I wasn't...