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- n. A member of an early Christian sect, said to participate in certain pagan ceremonies.
God that inhabited it, and not a human soul, but affirms that unlawful unions are a good thing, and places the highest happiness  in pleasure, as does the man who is falsely called a Nicolaitan, this person can neither be a lover of God, nor a lover of Christ, but is a corrupter of his own flesh, and therefore void of the Holy Spirit, and
We canhate the words and deeds of the hypocrites and the "Nicolaitan" who seek and fight for personal power, wealth and domain at the expense of everyone else and the environment.
We can can the words and deeds of the hypocrites and the "Nicolaitan" who seek and fight for personal power, wealth and domain at the expense of everyone else and the environment.
For in the same chapter, art. 35, this is his Nicolaitan doctrine: -- 'A pluralitate uxorum natura humana non abhorret, imo fortasse neque ab earum communitate. '
The Nicolaitan heresy (from niko - conquer and laos the people) involved anything that suggested that an ordinary believer was not qualified to pray directly to God.
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