Comment: So if God clearly says not to

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So if God clearly says not to

So if God clearly says not to do something in the Bible, and someone justifies it away, it isn't faith. Your reasoning becomes an idol. By definition, faith is following God wherever he is, not following your own reasoning. For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 CORINTHIANS 5:7.

Proverbs 3:5-6
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

1 John 1:6-
6If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: 7But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. 8If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

The correct way to seek the Lord is to ask forgiveness of the sin, not to say we didn't sin.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.