(15) Christ did not enjoin the building of churches and the furnishing of holy tables, and their anointing with myrrh and hallowing with a myriad of prayers.
This is the golden freedom of preaching which the holy words of the New Testament so strictly enjoin upon us....
Ignatius, for instance, clearly distinguishes between his own position and that of the apostles: " I do not enjoin you, as Peter and Paul did.
As lack of insight lay at the root of their troubles, it was not enough simply to enjoin the moral fidelity to conviction which is three parts of faith to the writer, who has but little sense of the mystical side of faith, so marked in Paul.
Those to virgins, (2) above); for these enjoin virginity (celibacy), and praise Elijah, David, Samson, and all the prophets, whereas the Ebionite Circuits favour marriage (even in Apostles) and depreciate the prophets between Moses and Christ, "the true Prophet."
They impose a duty upon man, and enjoin on him a positive line of actiona definite activity in the world.
But how did God enjoin that law?