Twice, while defending what he believed, Paul referred to his conscience. Our conscience is that part within us that distinguishes between what is right and what is wrong and serves as a guide to what we do. Having a clear conscience means that we do not go against what we believe is right and do what is wrong. Continue reading “Having a clear conscience”
“And looking intently at the council, Paul said, ‘Brothers, I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day'” (Acts 23:1, ESV).
Who can’t help but think of Pinocchio’s little Jiminy Cricket when thinking of the word “conscience.” Remember how overwhelmed the little insect was trying to keep up with the little puppet’s antics?
In a moment of candid self-evaluation Paul declared that he had lived in all good conscience. This suggests two things: Continue reading “A clear conscience”
An angry conscience can bring harm to ourselves and others. Continue reading Dealing With an Angry Conscience