There’s a difference between what is Descriptive in the Bible and what is Prescriptive. Many things in the Bible aren’t there to instruct or illustate how things are to be done. It’s just recording how it was done then. A lot of errant, shame based theology goes away when we learn that.
—Free Believer and blogger, Bart Breen explaining that the Bible is not merely a legislated code and shows that fundagelicals get it all wrong following that kind of premise.