How nudism is compatible with Christianity

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How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby christianhopeful » Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:57 pm

Hello everyone!! Greville here!! Let me first say thank you all once again for welcomiy me here!! It is so touching to know I am not alone in my way of living and belief! I can truly say that nudity and Christianity can be and are compatible. For me I realisedtthis after discovering nudity in the States 29 years ago. I was struggling with porn addiction and was desperate to find a way out. It was while I was going thru my difficulty, that I came across N magazine and discovered Naturist Life International, a Christian nudist group led by JIM & MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM out of TROY, VERMONT. After contacting him & receiving material from him explaining nudism & Christianity, I began to open up to the possibility that I can serve Christ while living nude. However, being still under nonnudist influence at the time, I was convinced I was involved in something sinful and struggled with whether I can truly serve Christ in holiness while pursuing something that was obviously wrong. It was in the middle of this mental hardship that God himself intervened and told me ," Either choose to take all your clothes off, or choose to keep them on. I will not tolerate one foot in my kingdom and the other in the world. YOU CANNOT SERVE TWO MASTERS , you know this". Upon hearing this ultimatum, after further grovelling, I TOOK THE PLUNGE and TOOK ALL MY CLOTHES off! That day when I did, I felt such a sense of relief and release that I couldn't believe it myself!! I NEVER FELT SO HAPPY!! It wasn't until years later while back home in Trinidad that I realized that I can serve GOD and be NAKED!! That I will discuss in another posting. But I will say this, when God ended his 7 days of work in creating our world, when he created us, he said " IT IS VERY GOOD" (Genesis 2). And this he said while we were "NAKED AND UNASHAMED". Psalms confirms this when we read where King David himself says ,"We are FEARFULLY and WONDERFULLY made" (PSALMS 137). So if being najed is so wrong before God, why would he consider us the best of his creation , WHILE WE WERE STILL NAKED?? I enjoyed posting this and I know this is the first of many more to come!! TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby Jim » Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:02 am

Beautiful testimony. God is good!
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby nudie66 » Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:46 pm

That is wonderful, Greville! Do you have any family members or friends that share in your freedom of nudism?
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby Maverick » Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:50 pm

christianhopeful wrote:...I realized that I can serve GOD and be NAKED!! That I will discuss in another posting. But I will say this, when God ended his 7 days of work in creating our world, when he created us, he said " IT IS VERY GOOD" (Genesis 2). And this he said while we were "NAKED AND UNASHAMED". Psalms confirms this when we read where King David himself says ,"We are FEARFULLY and WONDERFULLY made" (PSALMS 137). So if being najed is so wrong before God, why would he consider us the best of his creation , WHILE WE WERE STILL NAKED?? I enjoyed posting this and I know this is the first of many more to come!! TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!


Amen! Thank you for sharing your testimony, Greville. I look forward to many more posts from you. :cross:
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby jochanaan » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:37 pm

Councillor's note: I moved this strip--threads are for textiles!--here to the Are You A Naturist forum, since its subject fits better here.
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby KieranB » Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:56 am

I find this really inspiring, thank you.
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby naturist » Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:43 pm

Welcome Greville, glad to see another on board. I've read Jim's book "Nudity & Christianity". It is a good read. :)
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby christianhopeful » Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:20 pm

nudie66 wrote:That is wonderful, Greville! Do you have any family members or friends that share in your freedom of nudism?

Thank you nudie 66 for your encouragement!! As to answer your question, NO I have no family or friends practicing nudity. It is a TABOO in my country of Trinidad & Tobago. I only have my wife. She does not believe in nudity ad a lifestyle, but she does permit me to be nude occasionally. Once its with her alone of course.
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby christianhopeful » Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:26 pm

naturist wrote:Welcome Greville, glad to see another on board. I've read Jim's book "Nudity & Christianity". It is a good read. :)

Thank you for your warm welcome!! Yes, I too have a copy of JIM C. CUNNINGHAM'S book NUDITY & CHRISTIANITY!! It is a very good read!! I read it occasionally to encourage myself on my Christian nudist journey!! Any closed (or is it clothed) minded person who reads that book will see that Nudity & Christianity can be & are compatible!!
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby Bare_Truth » Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:30 pm

Relevant to this topic is possibly "Exhaustive Biblical Defense of Nudism" by Adrian Michael, available at:http://echoxofxinfinity.jigsy.com/files/documents/EBDN2015.pdf It is a 30 page essay of which I am on page 15. and already heard some good arguments which I had not come across before. Curiously it is subtitled "Part 1 - The Scriptural" So far it is good enough that I plan on reading the rest and looking for any other parts.
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby Maverick » Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:49 pm

Bare_Truth wrote:Relevant to this topic is possibly "Exhaustive Biblical Defense of Nudism" by Adrian Michael, available at:http://echoxofxinfinity.jigsy.com/files/documents/EBDN2015.pdf It is a 30 page essay of which I am on page 15. and already heard some good arguments which I had not come across before. Curiously it is subtitled "Part 1 - The Scriptural" So far it is good enough that I plan on reading the rest and looking for any other parts.


Bare, that looks like a really good essay. Thanks for sharing. I'll start reading through it this week.
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby MountainDog » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:50 am

Bare_Truth wrote:Relevant to this topic is possibly "Exhaustive Biblical Defense of Nudism" by Adrian Michael,


"Exhaustive" may be stretching it as Jim Cunningham wrote a 500 page book called "Nudity and Christianity"!
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby Ramblinman » Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:33 pm

Friends, I would strongly suggest that you read:
The Bible, Society and Nudity
A study of social nudity from a Biblical and secular perspective.
by Jeff Rockel
http://www.jeffreybowman.com/bible_soci ... udity.html
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby christianhopeful » Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:21 pm

Thank you for info! Will take a look at it when I have space on my smartphone!!
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Re: How nudism is compatible with Christianity

Postby christianhopeful » Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:23 pm

Don't want to download this and I can't open the file to get to the information.
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