Keeping a Pure Mind, Part 1
As I mentioned earlier, next Sunday morning I'll be doing a special message on this matter of church membership and sharing my heart with you. The Sunday after that we'll get back into the first chapter of 2 Corinthians and the text there that follows starting in chapter 1 verse 15. But this morning, I want to linger a little longer on this matter of the subject of the conscience.
Turn, if you will, to 2 Corinthians chapter 1 and you will remember that we looked at verses 12 through 14 a number of weeks ago, even before the Christmas holidays, and we went through those verses rather carefully and discussed them. But for several messages beyond that, I've sort of camped on the word 'conscience.' Let me just read verse 12 to you to set the context for a further discussion of this matter of conscience. Paul writes, 'For our proud confidence is this, the testimony of our conscience that in holiness and godly sincerity not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God we have conducted ourselves in the world and especially toward you.'...
|Jan 26, 2011