Re: ConfrontationJanuary 19 2012 at 5:58 PM
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Response to Confrontation
You do it by doing what I just did here Dave.
And yes, there is a huge difference between throwing stones, compared to speaking the Word to another.
Much of the difference can be seen int the motive behind doing so quite often.
Often the motive of another is not becuase they really care, for another being right at all. But becuase they have a problem with pridefulness in their own lives themselves.
And those you cannot have a discussion with at all, even about what the Word says.
So yes, there is a great deal of difference in one giving another the Word of God compared to throwing stones at them ourself.
If this wasn't true, then I really believe Jesus would have let them continue without saying anything at all, if that was the case. But He didn't. Because He knew that whether they had a great big board or a little stick in their eyes, they all had one or the other. Just like it says we all do in Mt. 7:1-5. And that is also why they all left, not doing what they were going to do in the first place.
But you can do so, if you think that is what one should do of course. That is why He didn't tell them not to stone her. Leaving them free to choose what to do.
And by the way, am thankful all turned out well with you. I myself have never had one of them. But Al has had several.
If you do not begin right in the Lord, neither will you be able to continue on ending right either.
Some use scripture whenever it serves to prove what they have chosen to believe. But then reject or ignore others whenever it doesn't, but instead is contradictory to what they have chosen to believe. Instead of finding out why some do contradict others dealing with the same subjects.
Love in Christ,