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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Asceticism

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  • (A philosophy that leads to severe austerities in subordinating the body to the control of the moral attributes of the mind)

  • Extreme application of
    • Rebuked by Jesus
      Matthew 11:19; Luke 7:34
    • Rebuked by Paul
      Colossians 2:20-23; 1 Timothy 4:1-4,8

  • See STOICISM

  • INSTANCES OF THE PRACTICE OF
    • John the Baptist
      Matthew 11:18; Luke 7:33
    • Those who practiced celibacy "for the kingdom of heaven's Sake,"
      Matthew 19:12

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Asceticism'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/a/asceticism.html. 1896.

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