Description: There are those who read 1st Timothy 4:8 and conclude that any form of physical exercise is strictly prohibited by the Bible. Others use the text to place bodily exercise on par with godliness. Who’s right? Are both wrong? What does Paul himself have to say on the matter?
Just like science, philosophy has been violently seized by secularists and then promoted as being incompatible with Biblical Christianity – to the point where many believers have bought into the lie and condemned philosophy as a branch of secular humanism. However, historically Christian attitudes towards both fields weren’t always antagonistic. Furthermore, this contrarian attitude isn’t Biblical and would be foreign to Scriptural figures like the apostle Paul. Continue reading