What is interesting is that he speaks of circumcision in the second person, as if it has nothing to do with him, and he contrasts circumcision with healing, emphasising that it is an injury, as well as an example of over-zealous law-keeping.(Some have taken the words of the King James Bible - "made a man every whit whole" - to mean that Jesus even undid the man's circumcision, but this seems strained.) hile Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message.Male and female are created at the same time and bear God’s Triune image (v. Made in the image of the creating God, men and women are to participate with God to bring about more life (vs. Yet this gift of giving life is intertwined with the gift of prudent stewardship.In this first creation story, God creates out of chaos by ordering it properly. Filling the earth with life comes with the responsibility to subdue it (vs. This applies foremost though not exclusively to children, and then towards all life on earth.The New Testament is the second, shorter part of the Christian Bible.Unlike the Old Testament, which covers hundreds of years of history, the New Testament only covers several decades, and is a collection of the religious teachings and beliefs of Christianity.
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