“What was indispensable to the Redeemer must always be indispensable to the redeemed.”
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Most people can distinguish between right and wrong. They form values based on laws, rules, or some kind of objective sense of morality. But not Bertrand Russell.
Nope, this atheist’s discernment of right and wrong was based on something far more fickle.
Most folks on the pro-life side of the abortion fence wonder what those on the opposite side of the issue think about unborn babies. Are they human? Just a fetus? A life? Tissue? Now, thanks to one pro-choice writer, there is crystal clear understanding.
An unborn baby is nothing more than a “life worth sacrificing.”
Public opinion sways like a tree in the wind. What was called “wrong” yesterday might be considered “right” tomorrow…and vice versa. While there are dozens of examples of this phenomenon, one of the biggest shifts in our culture has been over homosexuality.
But has our opinion about this topic shifted in the correct direction?
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Do you know anybody who claims to have “core values” or “high standards” or “particular ethics”? The better question is, do you know anybody who actually lives by the standards he/she boasts?
John Woolman did. His convictions led him to alter everything about his life…and in the process, he changed thousands of lives.