Have I committed an abomination? Of course you are in good company because if you are not Kosher, you are equally condemned. It is crucially important to see how books like Leviticus mesh with the ew Testament. This ought to strike us as very odd in light of the great threat to Christianity, family life and the American way that some would have us believe homosexuality is. On the other hand, Mark us is displaying his usual Yankee bravado in claiming that he has no morality. In other words, in and of ourselves, we haven't a hope because only the absolutely pure can approach the absolutely pure. If he wanted you to understand it in English, he would have chosen someone who spoke English to deliver his message.
He spoke of his body as the true Temple and his death as the ultimate sacrifice for sin John 2:
A Letter to Dr. Laura
Heaven must be an awfully lonely place. A complaint was made join the club. As the Biblical narrative proceeds we can see that that was what the Incarnation was all about: As our reasoning developed and the benefits of society to the individual came to be understood intellectually rather than merely grasped practically, ideas shaped ideas and what might be considered 'bugs' entered the programming: You are right in the strictest sense that Christians are not required to follow ceremonial and ritual OT laws, though the moral law, including the 10 Commandments, still applies.
Rather than being dismissed as nonsense, the meanings and truth contained within them need to be explored. Yes, they do emanate from our brains, and it's good enough for me. Mrs Robinson believes that the term "abomination", as used in the Bible, means that an action is wicked, vile, disgusting, and morally wrong. This important spiritual union can bring healing and strength to all of our human relationships. It is just the same with homsosexuality. Central to Christianity is the belief that in the end the corrupt, the perpetrators of injustice, those who cynically fleece the poor and ravish the planet will be called to book. If you truely believe the bible is the word of god, I'd spend the rest of my life if I were you studying those languages so you could get the exact meaning and not inadvertently risk spending all eternity in hell with the evil one.