The word “justified” means that a person has been made right in God’s eyes, from being a sinner to being righteous.
The phrase “This issue” is about making believers go back to the Law of Moses to observe it and keep it. See verse 3 and its commentary.
This verse gives us the reason why Paul wanted to go back to Jerusalem to speak with “those recognized as leaders” (verse 2).
The reason I am writing this post is that I have come across dangerous teachings of the Bible that undermine sound doctrine and are landmines, waiting to kill its victim.
Our faith in the Bible comes from what the Bible says in its pages.
“Now these things [referring to the Old Testament account] became examples for us” As believers in Jesus Christ, we are no longer under the Law. However…
My thoughts about the Old Testament festivals are based on Colossians 2:16-17 which says, Therefore, don’t let anyone judge you in regard to food and drink or in the matter…