“So they called them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge, for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:18-20)
If we are silent when they threaten with “words” we will also be silent when they threaten with “bars”!
The day is coming and is now here when words that are not “all-inclusive” will be called “hate-speach”. Words which create feelings of guilt or shame will not be tolerated. Words which exclude the inclusive, which divide the whole, which are grounded in timeless boundaries, those which the “itching ear” cannot tolerate.
These words: One Way, One Truth, One Life