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SPIRIT-CONTROLLED BEHAVIOR 

While this document hopes to prove to its readers that beyond a shadow of any doubt, God has made diversity in His creation including homosexual people, no amount of “logical” argument will convince those who have already made up their mind.  It is, therefore, the recommended urging of the editor that each reader prayerfully investigate the contents herein; waiting on the Lord.  It is the Holy Spirit who will reveal the loving character and nature of the Father to those who seek him with their whole heart. 

While in our flesh, as people, we are prone to argumentation in convincing those who would disagree with our position (whatever it may be).  I believe, however, that the truth will never be uncovered through argument, but by the revelation of the Holy Spirit.  Conversation about these matters can be helpful to some, but let us discuss the issues in a dialogue subject to the control of the Spirit; a demonstration of the fruits of the Spirit. 

How to Have “Fruitful Discussions” 

  1. Above all else, demonstrate a sincere loving concern and consideration (with respect) toward everyone.  Remember, your real enemy is not flesh and blood.
  2. Let the joy of the Lord flow in your conversation.  It is your strength.
  3. Remember that Jesus has overcome the world and has given us his peace.  Be completely calm, established on the foundation of the righteousness of God, not your own righteousness.
  4. Be patient with those who disagree with your beliefs.  Let them have their opinion.  If they are blinded to the truth, its okay, because in the end, the truth will stand no matter what happens with your discussion.
  5. One tactic of the enemy is to destroy his opponents with insults.  We will instead destroy the arguments against us with kindness.  Choose each word carefully.
  6. Never lie.  If you don’t know something, say you don’t know.  Never condemn.  Demonstrate how the goodness of God lives in your manner of living.
  7. Do not hesitate to talk about the Lord’s work of sanctification in your life.  Your walk of faith needs to be clearly demonstrated to anyone and everyone who has eyes to see and ears to hear.
  8. Approach every person with respect.  Be firm about your belief, but gentle; presenting your position one step at a time allowing the Holy Spirit to do the convincing.
  9. In all that you do be controlled by the Spirit.  Do not grieve the Spirit through a lack of reliance on him.  Remember the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but are divinely powerful to destroy the strongholds of the enemy and are able to demolish and pretension setup against the knowledge of God.  Knowledge of the character of God is our greatest ally.  The Holy Spirit will bring truth which will set free those in bondage.  Regardless how things might appear, the truth will prevail to the end.

“And be kind one to another,

tender-hearted, forgiving each other,

just as God in Christ

also has forgiven you.”

Ephesians 4:32