12 Things The Bible Forbids, But We Do Anyway

March 20, 2016

We know the bible can be pretty difficult to accurately interpret. Some people say the Old Testament laws don’t count anymore, but others think they still do. So we are asking the bible scholars for help here. We gathered some actions the bible bans both in the old and New Testaments and we’d like to know, are they still sins or not?

1. Checking babes out.

obama checking out

Matthew 5:28:

“But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

2. Braiding your hair.

braids

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.”

3. Owning expensive outfits.

cinderella dress

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.”

4. Wearing gold.

gold

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.”

5. Eating Bacon or Sausages.

bacon

Leviticus 11:4 reads:

“Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.”

6. Wearing fabric blends, so basically everything in your wardrobe.

sweater

Leviticus 19:19:

“You are to keep My statutes. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together.”

7. Gossiping about your colleagues.

gossip

Leviticus 19:16:

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am the LORD.”

8. Women speaking in church.

woman church

1 Corinthians 14:34:

“Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience as also saith the law.”

9. Trimming your beard.

beards

Leviticus 19:27:

“Neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.”

10. Eating suya; well, the fat.

nigerian-suya

Leviticus 3:17:

“It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood.”

11. Tattoos; Sorry, not even one of a cross or a bible verse.

Leviticus 19:28:

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“Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.”

12. Eating more than you have to.

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Proverbs 23:2:

“. . . And put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony.”


So were these laws specific to that time or do you think they still count? Please, sound off in the comments section.

 

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