Common questions

Where did the holy kiss come from?

Where did the holy kiss come from?

Sources. It was the widespread custom in the ancient western Mediterranean for men to greet each other with a kiss. That was also the custom in ancient Judea and practiced also by Christians.

What did Jesus say to Judas after he kissed him?

According to Matthew 26:50, Jesus responded by saying: “Friend, do what you are here to do”. Luke 22:48 quotes Jesus saying “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?” Jesus’ arrest follows immediately.

What did a kiss mean in biblical times?

Kissing a bible or sacred holy book was meant to seal a promise, vow, or commitment. On the other hand, to ‘kiss the dust’ referred to yielding in submission to a higher authority, or even to be put to death or slain. To ‘kiss the rod’ was to accept punishment or chastisement for one’s misdeeds.

Who is Pastor John from Desiring God?

John Piper (theologian)

John Piper
Occupation Theologian pastor author
Notable work Desiring God (1986) The Pleasures of God (1991) Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (1991) Don’t Waste Your Life (2003)
Spouse(s) Noël Piper ​ ( m. 1968)​
Children Abraham Barnabas Talitha Karsten Benjamin

What is the Catholic holy kiss?

n. A ceremonial gesture, such as a kiss or handclasp, used as a sign of love and union in some Christian churches during celebration of the Eucharist.

What does Judas Kiss symbolize?

a Judas kiss. an act of betrayal, especially one disguised as a gesture of friendship. Judas Iscariot was the disciple who betrayed Jesus to the authorities in return for thirty pieces of silver: ‘And he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast’ (Matthew 26:48) …

Can you kiss before marriage Bible?

Did you know there is another passage in the Bible that says it is a “good thing for a man not to touch a woman.” Check it out in I Corinthians 7:1. So, choosing not to kiss before marriage isn’t weird, backward or strange…it is a “good thing.”

What does the Bible say about the holy kiss?

So 1 Peter 1:22 says, “Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart.” Those words are so beyond “treat each other nice” — way beyond that.

Who is ask pastor John on Apple Podcast?

Ask Pastor John on Apple Podcasts Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions. Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

What does the Bible say about lifting holy hands?

Include God in your hearts and in your thoughts when you greet one another with this ordinary, culturally common greeting. It seems similar to 1 Timothy 2:8, where Paul says that he wants the men to pray, “lifting holy hands.”

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