Although ignorance of the law may not be an acceptable defence in modern society, it was pardonable in Israel (Num. 15: 24) and in the early Church (1 Tim. 1: 13), but the invincible ignorance of Gentiles (Eph. 4: 18) has led them to depravity.
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