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The end of Acts leaves us with Paul under house arrest, waiting to see Caesar, but he was later brought before Nero, who died in the year 68 AD, see Wikipedia. It is generally reckoned that Paul was executed by Nero, so Paul, also, would have departed this life on or before that same year. So it would seem unlikely, or even impossible, that the incident in ...


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TL;DR: Appearance of evil: Drinking blood was an element of Pagan sacrifice Are we under obligation to avoid any or all of those 4 things [meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication] today? Original context: Pagan sacrifices These four items appear to be linked together because all of them were elements of ...


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What are the 'things' offered to idols? In days of old, the leaders of different communities would make for themselves statues of creatures, then to obtain obedience from the general population, they would threaten that the creature would kill them or devour them if they did not work as expected. To continue with the illusion, feasts were assembled and pagan ...


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