Charts - Index

Biblical Truth versus Consensus Thinking

 

Consensus Thinking

Biblical

Thinking

 God's Word

Identity

found in -

- relationship to the group or community

- relationship to Jesus Christ.

"I am crucified with Christ, nevertheless I live; yet not I but Christ liveth in me..."

Galatians 2:20

Motivation

- to please the group.

- to please God

"For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ." 

Galatians 1:10

Trust

- the group to test my beliefs and define my values.

- God and His Word, not group opinion.

"...your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God."

1 Corinthians 2:5

Always

- be ready to compromise.

- stand firm, resist compromise.

"Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand 

Ephesians 6:11-12

Seek

- peace & unity through consensus for all

- peace & oneness in Christ

"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. 

John 16:33

Personal growth

by continuing to conform to an evolving group consensus

- by trusting & obeying God's Word and Spirit.

"...do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind..." Romans 12:2

  

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