In our Christian walk with God, at times, we all face challenging situations in which some of our non-Christian friends, workmates, schoolmates, and some relatives try to pressure us into following their human reasoning instead of supporting us in doing the Father’s will.
Is it permissible for Christians to drink alcoholic beverages? What does the Bible say about the use of alcoholic beverages? Is drinking alcohol a sin in the Bible?
Hoskier, as a textual scholar, generally but not entirely supported the Byzantine text-type against the Alexandrian text-type. He compared, in Codex B and It Allies, the text of Codex Vaticanus with Codex Sinaiticus, and showed how many significant disagreements the best witnesses of the Alexandrian text have.
Contents: P46 contains most of the Pauline epistles, though with some folios missing. It contains (in order) “the last eight chapters of Romans; all of Hebrews; virtually all of 1–2 Corinthians; all of Ephesians, Galatians, Philippians, Colossians; and two chapters of 1 Thessalonians. All of the leaves have lost some lines at the bottom through deterioration.”
25 But he that looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, being no hearer who forgets but a doer of a work, he will be blessed in his doing.
The principle implied here is an intense or accurate observation. But the object is to show that if a man would attentively look into, and continue in the Word of God, and not do as one who went away and forgot how he looked, he would be blessed. The emphasis is not in the manner of looking, it is on the duty of continuing or persevering in the observance of the Word of God.
It is by faith that Christians are to be established or confirmed. We need to show that we are in the faith, and firm in faith. It is not necessary or proper, therefore, for pastors to attempt to exercise lordship over our beliefs, but all that is needful is to help forward our joy.