“Speak these things, exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise you.”
Anyone who claims no Christian has doctrinal decree, you are in direct contradiction to the verse above. The preceding verse also gives us the premise of having to rebuke someone,
“that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.“
We can’t deceive ourselves in believing we are loving people when we make room for deceptive thinking that condones lawlessness, a way of life contrary to God’s standard.
“My friend, when you and I listen to the word of God, know what it says, and choose to act independently of what God says, what happens is we are expressing pride, that in spite of an omniscient all wise God telling us, “Don’t do that, here’s what I want you to do…”…
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