how does scripture direct us to respond to lies, deception, and “the ignorant talk of foolish people”?

For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people. Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. - 1 Peter 2:15-16 We live in a world where everything seems to be an argument. There is …

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You Keep Using That Word; I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

A few days ago I scrolled through one of those "I'm right, you're wrong" conversations on Facebook, and I was saddened to see one participant reject another viewpoint out of hand with the dismissive, derisive, "Obviously, you don't accept the authority of scripture." Over the years I have observed that the phrase, you don't accept the authority …

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what else does the Bible say? (women called to ministry)

"God doesn’t look at things like humans do. Humans see only what is visible to the eyes, but the Lord sees into the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7 "Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! For who can know the …

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The Bible… C.S. Lewis… Family (three blips on my radar today)

Today I'm likely going to ramble a little. Reason being, there are too many directions I want to go in with today's post! (Here's yesterday's video post if you missed it.) BIBLE STUFF: First, I have a new "pet peeve" going, vis-a-vis the ongoing foolishness of the "my church is more Christian than your church" …

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