Mon, 27 Nov 2006 16:53:56 -0800
Two things: It was always permissible in the Bible to tell a lie IF it
would save a person's life. You'll note that King David "pretended" he was
mad...Rahab, the prostitute lied to the people persecuting the Hebrews.
This was the only time.
The New Testament says: ANYTHING not of faith is sin. It makes a
distinction between walking in the Spirit and walking in a natural,
conformed to this world pattern. Walking in the spirit means being obedient
to the WORD, for faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word. So the
There was a marvelous thesis done a long time ago on Huck Finn and Dante's
Inferno. About how the descent into hell's sins are reflected in the
travels of Huck.
Just a thought.