Stoicism

-(A Greek philosophy, inculcating doctrines of severe morality, self-denials, and inconvenience) -Scripture

analogies to .John the Baptist wore camel\'s hair and subsisted on locusts and wild honey Matthew 3:4

. C ame \" neither eating nor drinking, \" Matthew 11:18; Luke 7:33

-Jesus requires self-denial and \"crosses,\" Matthew 10:38, 39; 16:24; Mark 8:34, 35; Luke 9:23-26; 14:27

-The subordination of natural affection Matthew 10:37; Luke 14:26

-Paul teaches .That the \"law of the mind\" is at war with the \"law of the members,\" Romans 7:23 with

Romans 7:14-24 .That the body must be kept under subjection 1 Corinthians 9:27 .Celibacy 1 Corinthians

7:1-9,25,26,32,33,39,40

-School of, at Athens Acts 17:18


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