Things The Bible Bans But You Do Anyway

The Holy Bible is worshiped, respected and honoured in every Christian home. Verses from the Holy Book are read everyday by the members of the family.

The Holy Bible is also considered to be one of the most widely read books in the world. For Jews and Christians, The Holy Bible is an absolute authority in guiding the morality and beliefs.

The powerful book of God teaches Christians the story of Jesus Christ. It also imparts knowledge on how one should value the life given by God, how to be a blessing to one another and how to love thy neighbour.

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With its many morals and beliefs, there are many Christians nowadays who commit sin after sin on a daily basis, without even realising it. The Holy Bible teaches its people not to sin. It also teaches its people not to do the things that are wrong, not to follow worldly pleasures and to seek God in the right form without committing a sin.

It is said that The Holy Bible forbids many things people love to do. And in all honesty there is nothing wrong with most of these things given on the list, at least by modern standards.

Here are some of the things The Bible bans but we do anyway; take a look at the verses stated below:

The Bible Bans Tattoos

According to the book of Leviticus 19:28 it reads: "You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord."

The Bible Bans Revealing Clothes

According to 1 Timothy 2:9 : "I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety."

The Bible Bans Fashion

1 Timothy 2:9 : "Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments."

The Bible Bans Divorce

In the book of Mark 10:11-12, "And He said to them, ‘Whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her; and if she herself divorces her husband and marries another man, she is committing adultery.'"

The Bible Bans Pork

The book of Leviticus 11:7-8 states, "And the pig, though it has a divided hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you."

The Bible Bans Gossiping

Psalm 101:5 states, "Whoever slanders their neighbor in secret, I will put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, I will not tolerate."

The Bible Bans Exotic Food

Leviticus 11:28-29 reads:"These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, and the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole."

The Bible Bans Homosexuality

Leviticus 18:22 reads: "Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination."

The Bible Bans Working On Sabbath

Exodus 31:14-15 reads: "Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death."

The Bible Bans Haircuts

Leviticus 19:27 states: "You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads . . ." and Leviticus 19:27 also reads: "neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard."

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Story first published: Friday, November 20, 2015, 16:32 [IST]
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