The Jerusalem Decree

R.C. Sproul

Series: Book of Acts


In his letter to the Corinthians, the Apostle Paul made it clear that it was not sinful to eat meat offered to idols. But at the Jerusalem Council, a decree was written to be delivered by Paul instructing the Gentile Christians in Antioch not to eat meat offered to idols. Is it still unlawful to eat meat offered to idols? Considering this in “The Jerusalem Decree,” Dr. Sproul teaches us the difference between divine Law and Christian prudence.

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