How bad of a sin is a tattoo?

How bad of a sin is a tattoo?

How bad of a sin is a tattoo?

A: We don't think that tattoos are a mortal sin, as long as they don't promote some of the mortal sins such as wrath, vanity, or sloth. Tattooing does not harm you or others so it's not considered a mortal sin.

Can Christians have tattoos?

The Hebrew prohibition is based on interpreting Leviticus 19:28—"Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you"—so as to prohibit tattoos, and perhaps even makeup. ... Under this interpretation, tattooing is permitted to Jews and Christians.

Is drinking alcohol a sin in the Bible?

The Bible does not forbid drinking alcohol, but it does warn against dangers of drinking too much, engaging in immoral behavior, and other consequences of alcohol abuse.

Is it a sin to get a tattoo in the Bible?

The only Bible verse that explicitly mentions tattoos is Leviticus 19:28, "Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD."

Can a Christian get a tattoo of a Christian symbol?

First of all, just because you get a tattoo of a Christian symbol doesn’t automatically make that tattoo holy and acceptable to God especially when tattoos already violates so many principles in God’s Word. Tattoos even if they are Christian tattoos are more likely to hurt your witnessing efforts rather than help them.

Is it okay for a Catholic to have a tattoo?

I get inundated with emails saying hey you shouldn’t have tattoos. The Bible in the book of Leviticus says this and 1st Corinthians also relates to tattoo on the body. They argue through the scripture that I shouldn’t talk positively about tattoos and Christians, Catholics or even priests should not have tattoos.

Do you think body piercing is a sin?

Some people don’t believe body piercing is a sin at all, that God allowed it, so it’s okay. Others believe the Bible makes it quite clear that we need to treat our bodies as temples and not do anything to damage it.


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