1co 1:17For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.1co 1:18For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.1co 1:19For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
Are Bible forums such as this one, Biblical?
Lu 22:24And there was also a STRIFE among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.Ro 13:13Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in STRIFE and envying.1co 3:3For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and STRIFE, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?2co 12:20For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, STRIFEs, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:Ga 5:20Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, STRIFE, seditions, heresies,Php 1:15Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and STRIFE; and some also of good will:Php 2:3Let nothing be done through STRIFE or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.1ti 6:4He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and STRIFEs of words, whereof cometh envy, STRIFE, railings, evil surmisings,2ti 2:23But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender STRIFEs.Heb 6:16For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all STRIFE.Jas 3:14But if ye have bitter envying and STRIFE in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.Jas 3:16For where envying and STRIFE is, there is confusion and every evil work.
STRIFE, n. [See Strive.]
1. Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts. Strife may be carried on between students or between mechanics.
Thus Gods contended, noble strife, who most should ease the wants of life.
2. Contention in anger or enmity; contest; struggle for victory; quarrel or war.
I and my people were at great strife with the children of Ammon. Judges 12.
These vows thus granted, raisd a strife above betwixt the god of war and queen of love.
3. Opposition; contrariety; contrast.
Artificial strife lives in these touches livelier than life.
4. The agitation produced by different qualities; as the strife of acid and alkali.
I think not, how many lost souls have ventured into forums such as these, to only go away more confused than when they first came in, how many hours, witnessing to the lost souls are taken away from us, by the time we spend in here trying to prove we know more about the bible than anyone else. and have we ever changed anyone's mind from the way they see the Bible to the way we see the Bible?? and is the way we see it really the TRUTH? And last but not least is God truely Edified By these tpyes of Forums??
What do you think ??