Galatians 2:14 (KJV)
But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
Paul clearly affirmed that, though Peter was a Jew and the apostle to the circumcision, he lived after the manner of the Gentiles. The writers say this is in regards to eating with Gentiles and eating meat that Jews were commanded not to eat. I suggest that this would also include other burdens placed upon the Jews by the religious leaders.
Though Peter, Barnabas and some others had a “relapse” that Paul boldly confronted, the truth is still plain enough; these early believers, though Jews by blood, lived as do Gentiles and not Jews.
The modern Messianic Jews are wrong.
- They are the new Judaizers and not the remnant of what real Christianity looks like.
- They are the followers of the heretics Paul, Peter, John and Jude all preached against.
They are not the ones who can bring us back to first century Christianity. They are the ones who attempt to remove unsuspecting souls from the faith.
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Galatians 2:14 Peter Lived Like a Gentile
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