“When proclaiming what those Scriptures teach is “godly,” believers should be dutifully committed to speaking only where it speaks, and identifying as our opinion where it doesn’t.”
(Peter Heck – Not the Bee) A lot was made recently of a state senator in Texas bastardizing the Word of God in spectacular fashion as she made her case for securing election integrity.
There’s nothing quite like ripping a Bible verse out of context to support one’s political agenda to get a bevy of online Twitter theologians worked into a lather. It’s not that I don’t think such a galling misapplication of Scripture needs correcting; it’s more that I’m perplexed at the selective application of outrage and contempt over the offense.
Consider that just a few days after the Texas clip went viral, well-known Bible teacher Beth Moore decided it appropriate to use her own social media account to adulterate a teaching of Christ Jesus Himself.
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