You will see people getting tattoos on just about any part of the human anatomy, even on their most intimate, personal, and private parts. Roxanne - June 26, 2013 at 4:46 pm No cuttings: all you ladies who needed a c section to have your kids, you were meant to either die or your kids die. The prophets of Baal worked themselves into a frenzy trying to get their god, Baal to show himself mightier than the true and living God. The American Academy of Dermatology website says that 24 percent of people 18 to 50 reported having a tattoo. For years, they have been associated with a counter-culture. So I send them your article instead. Be Holy for He is Holy We cannot attain on our own.
All these things not coming under the authority of the Holy Spirit will indeed be under deception and will cloud our beliefs. Here we find they took their earrings and cast them into the fire and make a golden idol out of them which greatly displeased the Lord. Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;. Does it make it ok? This verse, however, cannot be applied to the kinds of tattoos or piercings that are associated with our culture except among the pagan worshipers. Cite this page: Editor: Stephen Smith. Also, Hindus pierce their tongue with small spears and prick the entire body with little hooks and go in trances.
Tattoos and unusual body piercings send a message of a certain type of person, and they are associated with a certain type of people. One of them asked me for scripture verses which I promised I would send. A former policeman reflects on the time of his career when more and more officers began acquiring tattoos. But praise God, I never took after any of these rituals even when I was a Hindu. There is a particular type of tattoo that has been very popular in recent years.
Despite your personal opinions and not meaning to be dogmatic, in truth, you only referenced scripture to validate your personal opinion. Their hands are on what is evil, to do it well; the prince and the judge ask for a bribe, and the great man utters the evil desire of his soul; thus they weave it together. This was a serious sin. He was not cutting them any slack on this issue — and He was wanting absolutely no cuttings or tattoos of any kind, shape, or form put anywhere on their bodies. The book of Romans and the rest of the New Testament for that matter emphasizes that we are no longer under that Law. You have people getting piercing on their noses, navels, eyelids, nipples, tongues, and genitalia. If it is because you want to follow a fad or to show membership in a certain group, remember that your feelings may prove to be less permanent than the tattoo.
It can cause a crisis of faith. However, permanent changes like hair implants, laser hair removal, and implants have no functional purpose, and are solely for beautification and are permanent like tattoos, yet there is a double standard. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. Also, Hindus pierce their tongue with small spears and prick the entire body with little hooks and go in trances. And he received the gold from their hand and fashioned it with a graving tool and made a golden calf. There is one thing to consider, though. It is estimated that one new Tattooing and piercing studio opens up every day.
So, should Christians not get tattooed, not get haircuts, and not eat non-kosher meats? All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Many employers are requiring that their staff dress in such a way as to hide their tattoos. It is the subject of Tattoos and Body Piercing. You cannot make one part of these laws a requirement on Christians today and not make all of them a requirement. However, the little foxes were too small to reach the grape bunches so they would chew on the vines and it would kill the whole vine. One still runs the risk of infections and diseases from bad needles. A rather unusual discussion takes place in this chapter concerning the wearing of veils.
Those that have made trips to other parts of the world have viewed the bodies of those who have not only pierced and tattooed their bodies but have gone further, with mutilating their bodies. Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Rather, we are referring to a word that appears in the Bible in 1 Timothy 2:9-10. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Is that what people conclude when they see a person with multiple tattoos and piercings? Even in the Golf world, Tiger Woods and Lee Trevino both have tattoos. In fact, body jewelry was used in dowries for marriage and as currency. What does the Bible say about Body Piercings? There are horror stories about infections and serious concerns about A. The pagan worshipers of this region disfigured their bodies to appease the anger of their gods and find help for the deceased.
They were not self inflicted. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Over time tattoos stretch, fade, and began to look very bad. Here, the jewelry is used as an amulet to cast a spell. Can we draw undue attention to ourselves with tattoos, nose rings, or navel piercings? In fact none of these books were mentioned.
Daniel - September 10, 2014 at 6:06 pm Some who are opposed to body piercing quote Leviticus 19:28. Although I enjoy reading all the articles, I find the Little Foxes enlightening and informative. May it never be so. So then we go searching the bible for other verses to support our opinion… Roxanne - June 27, 2013 at 11:58 am I was giving you an example to compare. They can violate principles of modesty. It helps to know that God originally set aside the Jewish people as a higher standard among the pagan nations, through whom the Messiah would come.