In order to walk through both errors, we need only stick to God’s Word.
All the names of Jesus have significance because they teach a deep spiritual truth, so why out of all those names would our Lord choose the Son of Man as His primary moniker when speaking to others?
If the Holy Spirit has sealed us for salvation, we ought not grieve Him, not only because doing so is wrong, but because He could remove that seal from us if He has such authority.
How much of our church structure is based on scripture, and how much is tradition?
We can be disgusted by sins – in others or in ourselves – but until we’re willing to seek out repentance, knowing sin is there does us no good.
Christ was the only pure human, and thus it is His perfect deeds and conquered trials that make us right with God, not our own.
Whoever enters the Lord’s presence and stands with Him had better prepare himself by purifying his heart.
David did the only thing he could think of to guard his pride and keep his wickedness a secret: murder Uriah and take his wife.
I wish the world had a lot more of the church culture in it. But just like any culture, good or bad, we need an awareness of it to effectively communicate with those with a different cultural background.
The value of God’s word is beyond any measure, and learning in honest study amongst His people only amplifies our understanding of it.