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I could totally debate you on this, but I'll be good. LOL
LOLDon't be good Soz :) - I like it when you're bad :) - and debate is always encouraged on 2CWDU.
YES GO IN!!!! So sad but true
This is whyActs 15The Jerusalem Council15:1 Now some men came down from Judea1 and began to teach the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised2 according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” 15:2 When Paul and Barnabas had a major argument and debate3 with them, the church4 appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others from among them to go up to meet with5 the apostles and elders in Jerusalem6 about this point of disagreement.7 15:3 So they were sent on their way by the church, and as they passed through both Phoenicia8 and Samaria, they were relating at length9 the conversion of the Gentiles and bringing great joy10 to all the brothers. 15:4 When they arrived in Jerusalem, they were received11 by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they reported12 all the things God had done with them.13 15:5 But some from the religious party of the Pharisees14 who had believed stood up and said, “It is necessary15 to circumcise the Gentiles16 and to order them to observe17 the law of Moses.”15:6 Both the apostles and the elders met together to deliberate18 about this matter. 15:7 After there had been much debate,19 Peter stood up and said to them, “Brothers, you know that some time ago20 God chose21 me to preach to the Gentiles so they would hear the message22 of the gospel23 and believe.24 15:8 And God, who knows the heart,25 has testified26 to them by giving them the Holy Spirit just as he did to us,27 15:9 and he made no distinction28 between them and us, cleansing29 their hearts by faith. 15:10 So now why are you putting God to the test30 by placing on the neck of the disciples a yoke31 that neither our ancestors32 nor we have been able to bear? 15:11 On the contrary, we believe that we are saved through33 the grace of the Lord Jesus, in the same way as they are.”3415:12 The whole group kept quiet35 and listened to Barnabas and Paul while they explained all the miraculous signs36 and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. 15:13 After they stopped speaking,37 James replied,38 “Brothers, listen to me. 15:14 Simeon39 has explained40 how God first concerned himself41 to select42 from among the Gentiles43 a people for his name. 15:15 The44 words of the prophets agree45 with this, as it is written,15:16 ‘After this46 I47 will return,and I will rebuild the fallen tent48 of David;I will rebuild its ruins and restore49 it,15:17 so that the rest of humanity50 may seek the Lord,namely,51 all the Gentiles52 I have called to be my own,’53 says the Lord,54 who makes these things 15:18 known55 from long ago.5615:19 “Therefore I conclude57 that we should not cause extra difficulty58 for those among the Gentiles59 who are turning to God, 15:20 but that we should write them a letter60 telling them to abstain61 from things defiled62 by idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled63 and from blood. 15:21 For Moses has had those who proclaim him in every town from ancient times,64 because he is read aloud65 in the synagogues66 every Sabbath.”=====Too lazy to remove the cluttering chapter verse numbers and footnote numbers.
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