Sometimes, telling the truth about a problem is a big first step towards solving it
While not every question has to be answered, some of them are important for us to find correct answers to
If there are universal standards, they must - by definition - apply to all of us
In the book of Hebrews, the author jumps right in without much of an introduction. Let's see what he thought was more important than a greeting.
Truth is not necessarily the same thing as the majority opinion.
We live in a world of conflicting ideas that can't all be true at once. How do we find the truth in all that, and does it matter whether or not we do so?
Agreement with everyone isn't necessary when we know the truth, but sometimes seeking out others' agreement can allow us to achieve something even greater things.
What happens when just a little false teaching is mixed in with the truth?
Sometimes, the most loving thing to do might not be the one that makes people feel good about their current choices.
Knowing and doing are two separate things, but what else do we need in order to be people of action, rather than just inert knowledge?
Sometimes, an abridged version of an important message just won't get the job done.
In the Bible, there seems to be good precedent for taking the time to explain the truth, and to listen to others carefully.
If we are fallible, how can we find the truth?
How is it that we can sometimes have the most difficult time noticing when we are the one who is wrong?
What does the Bible have to say about hiding the truth about our hearts?
Do we sometimes agree or "like" something without considering whether or not we should? How can we know the difference?
What causes us (or others) to feel the need to back up claims with an oath?
Those who seek to confront, argue with. and disagrees with us can come from anywhere, but this is not a new problem.
Some examples of good mentoring, based on the example of the apostle Paul.