Comment: I don't understand what your comment has to do with my comment

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I don't understand what your comment has to do with my comment

But I will say your words inspired some thoughts.

You said:
"One sign of a real Christian is that they will endlessly debate scripture with you. If they take it personal and run off calling you names because they don't like to debate... well, they clearly have not been like Job and his friends, where Iron sharpens Iron. "

Jesus said this:
John 13:35 KJV
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

From that I hear, I will know a Christian by love, not by an ability to debate scripture.

You say this:
"A false Christian usually gets offended easily when you take the time and effort to try to help him and yourself increase one another's countenance."

Paul said this:
Romans 14:15 KJV
But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.

From that I hear, if my brother is unlearned in the scripture and unable to debate, I am not to destroy him.

Paul told Timothy to do this:
Timothy 2:24 KJV
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

You say this:
"Christians are called to depart false prophets & false teachers, not to hang around and grow a false church with them. 2 Peter 2"

(2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring indamnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.)

Paul says this:
Romans 14:1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

I hear this: There is a difference between false teachers and prophets and those that are weak in their faith.

I also hear this a time and place for this:

Jude 1:22 And of some have compassion, making a difference: 23 And others save with fear, pulling [them] out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

I hope to make a difference.

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