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By Raymond F. Collins

What mild does the recent testomony shed at the perform of celibacy for the sake of the dominion? In his most modern paintings, well known Scripture student Raymond F. Collins turns his consciousness to the query, which, in fact, has very important implications for the church in our personal day. although the answer's no longer an easy one, and it doesn't unavoidably translate instantly into transparent modern ecclesial coverage, it nonetheless serves as a huge beginning for discussion.

Collins provides cautious attention of the method for use in imminent the query and to special elements of the sociocultural context of first-century Palestine, in which the recent testomony took shape. He then explores what Jesus stated to the disciples, numerous disciples' personal statuses as married males, and Paul's instructing and private instance on marriage.

Raymond Collins has served the church via his considerate and scholarly exegetical paintings for many years. This newest paintings of his will lengthy depend between his best.

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