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Yes to defend the gospel of the kingdom and then set right those who labor under a mischievous doctrine of error is the duty of those who claim Christ as Lord. They maybe in error because that's what they were taught or they maybe active agents of the other kingdom no matter, doing our part we are to engage and correct if possible. Ezekiel 33: 4 As little David engaged the giant of his day, so too we must engage and give courage to those who watch from their sideline position in fear. 1 Samuel 17:11 In the Lord's freedom to engage and set free...............warrior on
2 Timothy 4:2 "Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine." Titus 2:15 "These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee." Yes, I believe we should. As a true believer, I believe the Bible teaches that Christians have a responsibility to do so. Of course we do not have Christ's omniscience and have no way of knowing for sure if a person is truly saved or not but if the foundational, doctrinal principles are denied, they are not. Example: A person may not understand the virgin birth but a true believer will never deny it. The Lord's philosophy was to feed the sheep and shoot the wolves.
YES! An absolute, 'without-a-doubt'//'no-questions asked' YES! The Bible tells us that "we as His children are to 'teach, preach and share the Word unto all men"; to "defend Him and His word unto all people and all circumstances, standing firm to defend the Truth with all diligence and perseverance." We, as His children, are to endure and stand strong in our Faith in Him. And, if we do these things, He will reward us in Heaven. "To God be the Glory, forever and ever; in Jesus' name,...AMEN! ---Andy--
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