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If tattooing is a sin, according to the Holy Book of Leviticus 19:28, "
You shall make no cuttings in your flesh
" is having a cross tattoo an exception, or is it to be considered the same as a tattoo of the sun or moon and therefore a sin?
In your lecture in Nashville, you answered a question about tattoos. God says that tattoos and piercings defile the body. I have the cross on my wrist and my ears are pierced; does that mean I am disobeying God, and will it hinder my chances of going to heaven? What about the little children in Egypt whom their parents take them to get the cross tattooed on their wrists while the little ones have no choice in it; the same goes for the girls getting earrings.
Is it true that tattooing could be used as a fashion statement, but shouldn't be used as a sign for saying something? For example homosexuals pierce their right ear.
Is it true that tattooing is a sign of permanent enslavement (Exodus 21:5-6)? Why do we accept ear piercing? I have made a million mistakes in my lifetime. Thank God, He forgave them all. But some of my old sins are my tattoos. He cleansed me! I want to live in Him and feel clean as He threw my sins into the sea of forgetfulness. Yet, I see my tattoos as a constant reminder. I feel like they are my chains. God loves us all, and I can feel His love with me. How can I live with these tattoos while always fearing judgment of others?
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