Amusing from the past, November 18, 2018. Where’s Waldo was huge when my son was little. How do others find us? Do we blend in or stand out? In what way do we stand out — truth in love, or something a bit less Christlike?
Romans 12:18 – If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. (NIV 1984)
My Musings – All too often, whenever a potentially divisive issue is discussed, either the truth is compromised in the name of love, or love is compromised in the name of truth, as if the two (love and truth) were mutually exclusive. They are not. The reason we know they are not is that Christians are called to speak the truth in love.
- Truth – Being prepared to speak the truth is more than merely knowing what we believe. It also means that we are able to provide clear reasons for why we hold the beliefs and convictions that we do. If we cannot do this, the truth may not be compromised (the truth remains the truth), but our credibility can certainly be questioned.
- Love – We should also…
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