A great post by The Ink Slinger about the our struggle to strike a harmonious unity between love and truth as Christians.
The Bible says Jesus was full of Grace and Truth.
If you have trusted Jesus as your Savior He lives in you.
Read God’s word to know the real Jesus personally, not just to know about Him, and you will find that harmonious unity between love and truth,…
for Jesus is the Truth.

The Double Edged Sword of Truth and Love!

Enjoy!

THE INK SLINGER

“But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into Him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.” (Eph. 4:15)

When it comes to dealing with controversy, there are few verses more often quoted than the one above. It’s quoted so often, in fact, that I fear we are in danger of giving it mere cursory consideration instead of the thought it deserves.

Scripture is sharper than a double-edged sword, and this verse is no exception. Why, then, is it frequently treated otherwise? Judging from the way many people wield it, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Ephesians 4:15 simply means “be nice.” Avoid arguments. Pipe down. Keep your hands to yourself.

But what about the truth? What about the other edge of the sword?

All too often, in our eager pursuit of unity and peace among the brethren, we forget the entirety of Paul’s statement and focus solely on the part that…

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