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This is a question of sanctification. That link quotes the Westminster Confession of Faith, which says sanctification is: the work of God’s free grace, whereby we are renewed in the whole man after the image of God, and are enabled more and more to die unto sin, and live unto righteousness. Therefore I believe you are correct in your analysis, that ...


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Jesus gave the only example of unforgivable sin : the sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. Therefore if a self-confessed Christian defines anything else (other than that specific blasphemy) as 'sin' they automatically define that behaviour, conduct or activity as 'forgivable', by very definition. But then they also define it as something not to be ...


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This argument that these prohibitions are only contextualized to temple worship and is otherwise permitted, is shown to be absurd to the highest degree when the same argument is applied to the surrounding verses. For example, let's see what happens when we apply the logic to just the next verse in the immediate context: Leviticus 18:23 And you shall not lie ...


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