For instance, the Bible does not say, "thou shall not drink." The Bible says: "do not get drunk..." (Eph. 5:8).
With this knowledge how do you handle your witness for Christ? How do you live before young Christians, who come out of the "wild party life," where getting "wasted" was a weekend treat?
How do you live in front of the skeptic, who says all Christians are hypocrites, and Christianity is a crutch for the weak?
|In I Cor. 8:9, look at what God says about how you use your freedom in Christ:|
9 But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak (I Cor. 8:9).
Pastor Kennedy, do I drink tonight or not? Do I dance? Do I play the secular music and dance to it? What do I do?
God gives us the guidelines for using our freedom in Christ for every area in our lives:
1). Let love drive your actions to build people up versus cause confusion and weaken their life before God: