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I CORINTHIANS 8:7-13 CHRISTIAN LIBERTY,  pt. 2
Secular Situation Ethics… “ Some actions  which are usually wrong,  may be acceptable ,  depending upon the circumstances....
Biblical “Situation Ethics” (Also known as  “Christian Liberty”)… “ Some actions  which the believer in Christ  has the li...
Some people call these matters “grey areas.”
“ grey areas.” “ OPEN AREAS!”
Foundational Principles...8:1-6! OUR ACTIONS… 1. Must be founded upon accurate knowledge = TRUTH, 8:1-6. 2. Must be guided...
SOME DEFINITIONS… <ul><li>Christian Liberty…  </li></ul><ul><li>Open Areas… </li></ul><ul><li>Stronger brother… </li></ul>...
Principles  that Govern Our Liberty, 8:7-13 Practical,  Personal Examples  and Applications, 9:1-10:22 Parting  Principles...
Practical Principles  That Guide Our Liberty... Consider the conscience of a weaker brother, 8:7 Consider what is importan...
Consider the effects of your liberty on a weaker brother... <ul><li>Your liberty may become a stumblingblock, 8:9, 13 </li...
If you enjoyed these slides, visit our church website at:  www.FBCEdgewater.org <ul><li>There, you can… </li></ul><ul><li>...
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Liberty 2

  1. 1. I CORINTHIANS 8:7-13 CHRISTIAN LIBERTY, pt. 2
  2. 2. Secular Situation Ethics… “ Some actions which are usually wrong, may be acceptable , depending upon the circumstances.” (Paraphrase of Joseph Fletcher)
  3. 3. Biblical “Situation Ethics” (Also known as “Christian Liberty”)… “ Some actions which the believer in Christ has the liberty to do, may, in fact, become sinful , depending upon the circumstances.”
  4. 4. Some people call these matters “grey areas.”
  5. 5. “ grey areas.” “ OPEN AREAS!”
  6. 6. Foundational Principles...8:1-6! OUR ACTIONS… 1. Must be founded upon accurate knowledge = TRUTH, 8:1-6. 2. Must be guided by love for our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. 3. Must be based on submission to God, Himself, 8:6.
  7. 7. SOME DEFINITIONS… <ul><li>Christian Liberty… </li></ul><ul><li>Open Areas… </li></ul><ul><li>Stronger brother… </li></ul><ul><li>Weaker brother… </li></ul><ul><li>Legalist… </li></ul>
  8. 8. Principles that Govern Our Liberty, 8:7-13 Practical, Personal Examples and Applications, 9:1-10:22 Parting Principles Concerning Liberty, 10:23-33 Parting Personal Example Concerning Liberty, 11:1
  9. 9. Practical Principles That Guide Our Liberty... Consider the conscience of a weaker brother, 8:7 Consider what is important, 8:8.
  10. 10. Consider the effects of your liberty on a weaker brother... <ul><li>Your liberty may become a stumblingblock, 8:9, 13 </li></ul><ul><li>He may be “strengthened” to do something his conscience condemns, 8:10 </li></ul><ul><li>He may be “ruined,” 8:11 </li></ul>
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