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Bound by Tradition

Lovely on the outside, but hiding a grotesque reality on the inside.
This type of slipper was placed on the feet of Chinese women to hide the ugliness of the foot-binding that was thought to enhance the beauty of the woman.
Jesus scorched the Pharisees with His statement, “You are white-washed tombs. On the inside is nothing but dead men’s bones.” (Matt. 23:27)
In another place, He spoke against using the traditions of man as doctrines of God (Matt. 15:9).
Paul told Titus (1:14) that the commandments of men could turn people from the truth.
Yet, the practice continues today across Christendom, and few can see beyond the apparent beauty provided by the slippers.

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Dale Hill began teaching from the Bible and ministering to God's people more than 50 years ago. From the beginning his focus was on Peter's question, "How should we then live?" (2 Peter 3:11) Now, the richness of a life devoted to serving God and His people is being made available in print form so that many more believers will be able to benefit from Dale's ministry.

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