Nudism or Naturism And The Bible

What does the Bible Say about Naturism, Naturism and Straightforward Nudity?
The Bible and Naturism – The Bible is a fantastic novel because it gives us examples of what to do or not. If it doesn’t give us examples of what to do or not, there are many principles which are applicable to our scenario. For the case of nakedness, we’ve both examples and principles.
There are special instances of good nakedness (Gen 2:24, 1 Sam 19:24, Isa 20:1-3). In each of the preceding cases, the nakedness was either called great or commanded.
Impartial examples of nakedness would be Peter at work (John 21:7), gardeners in the field (Matt 24:18) and numerous examples of people tearing their clothes as a sign of mourning including Jacob and Occupation.
Those examples are neutral because the nudity there’s merely observed. Nothing else, good or bad, is said about the fact that they were nude.
Additionally there are instances of bad nakedness including David and Bathsheba (2 Sam 11), Noah (Genesis 9:20-7).
The reason that the two preceding cases display poor nakedness is because sin is involved: David lusted in his heart, while observing Bathsheba, and acted on that lust.
Noah was drunk and Ham dishonored his father by having homosexual relations with him. Scripture most definitely does reveal something like what we as naturists practice: Jesus with the disciples (John 13:8) and David dancing in the street at the return of the Ark of the Covenant (2 Sam 6:9-17).
The Bible And Naturism
In addition to examples of nakedness, we now have principles involving our freedom as Christians, including Romans 14. In Christ, we’ve been granted much freedom; we aren’t to use that liberty as beach swingers to sin (Gal 5:13).
On the other hand, the principle that we must remember is 1 Tim 4:3-4, which says that God made everything for our thanksgiving and enjoyment and shouldn’t reject any of it.
The most significant principle is that God has called our unclothed bodies great and it would be bad for us to say otherwise. (Isa 5:20)
In Genesis 3, (the Jewish Old Testament) the clothes that Adam and Eve wore was only for physical protection and for no other purpose. Their clothes would protect Adam and Eve from the thorns and thistles that God placed in the ground in v.18.
In the New Testament, we are commanded to give clothing to individuals who have none. The distinction must be drawn between making a choice (naturism) and clothes the naked people. with whom we’re commanded to share clothes deficiency capacity to make the pick. In Mark 7:20, Jesus said that it is from the heart that our lustful, and other sinful ideas, originate and not from external sources.
Actually, Paul said, “these rules may seem wise because they demand strong devotion, humility, and severe bodily discipline. But they don’t have any effect in regards to conquering a man’s evil thoughts and desires” (Col 2:23). This implies that clothes doesn’t have any effect as it pertains to coping with our ideas.
In conclusion, God called the nude body good and clothes was simply given to protect us against a cursed world. The Bible also says that we should thank God for what he’s given us; we don’t have the authority to call our bodies what He did not call them.
Originally, clothing was given to protect Adam and Eve from the real environment and the reason for garments today is still to do this. Clothing will not have the power to crush our sinful lusts. Jesus Christ is the only person who can deal with our sin.
This post about The Bible and Naturism or Naturism and Nudity was published by – Young Naturists and Nudists America FKK
Bible Scripture References:
Genesis 2:24
I Samuel 19:24
Isaiah 20:1-3
John 21:7
Matthew 24:18
II Samuel 11
Genesis 9:20-27
John 13:8

II Samuel 6:9-17
Romans 14
Galatians 5:13
I Timothy 4:3-4
Isaiah 5:20
Genesis 3
Mark 7:20
Colossians 2:23
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Jordan Blum is a lifelong nudie and co founder of Nudist Portal.