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Truth is resisted, obstructed, lied about, persecuted, and then when all that damage is done, the opponents of the truth glibly declare that the truth must not be all that true—look at all the damage! —Doug Wilson, Rules For Reformers
Revealing conflict isn’t the same thing as creating conflict.
Many people are, internally, full of conflict towards God—but we look the other way instead of drawing it out and dealing with it.
Because of the mess it would make.
Worse yet, we resent those who do the job we refuse to do.
Look at all that mess!
Many people hate conflict, not because they love peace—but because they are too lazy to do the work required to resolve the conflict.
You can tell a man’s quality, and whether he loves God and neighbor, by whether he is willing to do the hard work of confronting sin.
In others, and in himself.
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