Not like the Gentiles
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Not like the Gentiles marriage rules in the letters of Paul by O. Larry Yarbrough

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Thessalonians, 1st IV, 3-8 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. N.T. Corinthians, 1st VII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Marriage -- Biblical teaching.,
  • Marriage -- History.,
  • Sexual ethics -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementO. Larry Yarbrough.
SeriesDissertation series / Society of Biblical Literature ;, no. 80, Dissertation series (Society of Biblical Literature) ;, no. 80.
LC ClassificationsBS2655.M34 Y37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2538613M
ISBN 100891308741, 089130875X
LC Control Number85019574

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: Not Like the Gentiles: Marriage Rules in the Letters of Paul (SBL Dissertation Series 80) (): Yarbrough, O. Larry: Books Skip to main content Try PrimeFormat: Hardcover. And in praying use not vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. AMP. “And when you pray, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. When I saw that they were not acting in line with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in front of them all, "You are a Jew, yet you live like a Gentile and not like a Jew. How is it, then, that you force Gentiles to follow Jewish customs? When I saw that they were not following the truth of the gospel message, I said to Peter in front of. Matthew When you fast, do not be somber like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they already have their full reward. Matthew All their deeds are done for men to see. They broaden their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels.

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper, being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to . This short, terrifying book is the work of an angry young man. We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you [Gentiles] will do will meet our needs and will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which is not in your nature to build/5. Gentiles (nations). All the people who were not Jews were so called by them, being aliens from the worship, rites and privileges of Israel. The word was used contemptuously by them. In the New Testament it is used as equivalent to Greek. This use of the word seems to have arisen from the almost universal adaption of the Greek language.   38] ‘The Gentiles are not humans, they are beasts’ (Baba Mezia b) 39] ‘Sexual intercourse between Goyim is like intercourse between animals’ (Sanhedrin 74b) / “Sexual intercourse with Non-Jews is like sexual intercourse with animals.” (Kethuboth 3b) 40] ‘Extermination of the Christians is a necessary sacrifice’ (Zohar, Shemoth).

  Question: "Did Jesus come only for the Jews and not the Gentiles?" Answer: Jesus is the Messiah that the Jews had been anticipating for centuries (see Luke ; ). As such, He was born into a Jewish family and was reared according to Jewish law in a Jewish town (see Luke ; Galatians ). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yarbrough, O. Larry. Not like the Gentiles. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars.   We are now living in “the times of the Gentiles,” that is, in the era of Gentile domination. When we examine the book of Revelation, we find similar references to the time of Gentile dominion ending with the return of Christ. In Revelation , John indicates that Jerusalem will be under Gentile rule, even though the temple has been restored. Gentiles, like the Jews, needed their sin to be cleansed in order to have peace with God. Before Jesus Christ came to completely forgive (Ephesians ) and take away sin (1 John ), this meant rigorously keeping the Law of Moses and sacrificing when the Law was inevitably broken.