Some areas in Christian life are cut and dried. “Thou shalt not lie”. “Thou shalt not commit adultery”. Easy enough. But other areas are not so clear… or appear to be not so clear.
Here are seven things that will be a help. If you run the decisions that you have to make through this list, the choice will be easy.
- Will it benefit me spiritually? 1 Cor 10:23-24
- Will it bring bondage? (Will this create a detrimental habit?) 1 Cor 6:12
- Will it defile God’s temple? 1 Cor 6:19-20
- Will it cause anyone to stumble? 1 Cor 8:8-9, 1 Cor 8:12-13
- Will it further the cause of the gospel? 1 Cor 10:32-33
- Will it violate my conscience? Romans 14:23, 1 Cor 24:25-29
- Will it bring glory to God? 1 Cor 10:31