Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "carnal"

5 Ways We Lie in Advancing the Truth

Christians are supposed be about the truth. We are to proclaim the truth, live the truth, and love the truth. But sometimes, in advancing the truth, we tell ourselves lies.  In other words, there is a way to actually hold a biblical position on an issue and sin in the way we make the argument. Here are five common ways: 1) We conflate principled activism with vitriolic words. How often have you prolonged an argument with your wife, knowing you are right in substance? How has that worked out for you? Likely you did serious damage to your relationship. This plays out in every kind of relationship, whether it's family, business, and in the culture. Most often I see this in the political arena. Simply having  the right, biblical views doesn't excuse us from Christ-exalting speech. Paul reminds us that the weapons of our warfare are not "carnal" (2 Corinthians 10:4). For...

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