The illustration of the The Dog You Feed provides us a great example of conscience and the common sense of the Bible. Many of us are feeding the “bad dog” everyday be it lying, stealing, overindulging, hating, and so on. And then we wonder why bad things happen and why do we not have closer … Continue reading Illustration: The Dog You Feed
Bible Summary. All good comes from God to include a good conscience. In order for a conscience to be good it must not be an offense toward God or toward men. Ideally, for a person’s conscience to be good it needs to be based on faith and love. A good conscience is of no use … Continue reading What Is A Good Conscience?
Bible Summary. As a Christian matures a struggle persists between the desire to good and the evil that continues to be present in the flesh. The challenge for Christians is that the knowledge of good and evil does not save a person from sinful desires and consequences of sin. The challenge with acting on our … Continue reading The Christian’s Struggle of Conscience Between Good and Evil
Bible Summary. The Bible tells us that God made everyone with a godly conscience. For many of us, we do not desire to retain God in our conscience and be without conscience. This is because it is not convenient to our fleshly desires to have a true conscience. Instead of being filled with God’s knowledge … Continue reading What Is It To Be Without Conscience ?
Bible Summary. One of the many things Jesus Christ did on this Earth was to awaken our conscience. Jesus’ desire through His blood is for us to completely purge our conscience and serve the living God. An example of Jesus bringing conviction to our conscience is best demonstrated with the stoning of the adulteress as … Continue reading Awakening Conscience To God
Bible Summary. A social conscience is a set of customs and norms that are acceptable to a given society. Society’s conscience changes over time and is usually driven by public acts and laws. Examples of social conscience can include ideals such as “homosexuality is OK”, “church is OK”, “giving to charity is important”, and so … Continue reading Social Conscience Versus God’s Standards
The illustration of the little boy discovering his own conscience highlights the feelings many of us feel when we first become aware of our own conscience. Just when we are thinking of doing something wrong, a little voice says, “No”. Enjoy the illustration of the little boy discovering his own conscience … __________________________ Theodore Parker* … Continue reading Discovering Your Conscience
Bible Summary. A simple definition of conscience is that it is a conviction or being conscious of a custom. From a Christian perspective a conscience is all about having God’s standard in our heart to guide us in how we conduct ourselves. The Bible tells us that everyone has a conscience. God’s standards are written … Continue reading How Do You Define Conscience?
Bible Summary. Christian values are based on God and the work of Jesus Christ. The most important Christian value is for a Christian to just value God more than anything, anybody, or any idea. Christian values are based on spiritual things versus material things. Even though Christian values are spiritual in nature, the evidence of … Continue reading What are Christian Values?