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Paul called himself father and that wrong act of his, introduced the post of Father and Pope in Church and people were asked to give their confession to him, an ordinary person (1 Corinthians 4:15-21). Paul also declared him as apostle of Jesus; that is wrong technically because he was not initiated by Jesus. Many extravagant claims were also made by him (read 1 Corinthian) and he was instrumental for deviation of Roman Catholic Church from the original teachings of Jesus. This habit of deviating from the teachings of righteousness was further exploited and continued by later priests and Popes. This is how wrong traditions were introduced knowingly or unknowingly in Roman Catholic Church and the institute of Church began to deviate from the original teachings of Jesus. We see that during preaching teachings of Jesus many disciples of Jesus and later followers began to introduce their own ideas and thoughts in the name of Jesus and that began to change the very form of teachings of Jesus. For example, idolatry was never condemned by Jesus, in fact he never said anything against it but during preaching the teachings of Jesus, Paul condemned idolatry. (1 Corinthians 5:10, 11) Jesus also never mentioned any objection to circumcision, a common practice among Jews but his disciples showed objection to it through their teachings and as a result, that practice did not continue in Christianity. Observation suggests that Roman Church priests were against that practice as it has a dubious origin in Jew mythology that says, a female demon, Lilith, who haunts male Children and makes them impotent. By early circumcision, they believed that Lilith is discouraged from catching on male children. Romans did not inherit that mythology and so it was removed from Christian practice as it did not fit in Roman culture. All such changes were introduced into Christian practice, which do not have any place in original teachings of Jesus. In this way over the period, Roman Catholic Church moved away extensively from the original Jesus. This is how chaff of Church teachings was collecting around the Kernel of original teachings of Jesus.
1 Corinthians 7:18 Was a man already circumcised when he was called? He should not be uncircumcised. Was a man uncircumcised when he was called? He should not be circumcised.
1 Corinthians 7:19 Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcised is also nothing. Keeping God’s commands is what counts.
Paul was instrumental for practice of celibacy among clergymen and nuns; it is given in 1 Corinthian 7:25-38. That was never suggested by Jesus to his preachers whom he sent to spread the message of God.
1 Corinthians 7:25 Now about virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I give a judgment as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy.
By this, Paul admits that what he is suggesting through his sermons is his personal whim and nothing to do with Jesus.
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