In this article, Joseph Propri examines how to help those with life-dominating problems that stem from matters not forbidden in Scripture—eating sweets, drinking wine, driving a car through town, etc.—yet become occasions of sin, “feeding factors” for gluttony, drunkenness or immorality. Propri applies Numbers 6:1-21, the Nazarite Vow, to those situations that call for a “temporary abstention from certain otherwise permitted behavior for the purpose of special consecration” as a way forward in these cases.
The Church Is Doing Better than We Think
When we think about the state of the church today, the negatives often come to mind. While there is much […]