Continuing from Last Week
1. What is "unwholesome talk"? Is it only
cussing? What else is included here? What is
cussing? What about the word "Damn"? How
about "Bloody" or "Hell"? How about "Darn"
and "Hell" and "Fudge"? How about the word
"crap" why is that any different for it's
corresponding "worldly" word?
How about jokes about "bodily functions" or
actual bodily functions e.g. burping ?
Where, in your opinion, is the line drawn?
2. Is it the attitude that we have to deal
with? Is it then wrong to be frustrated? Or
to notice a mistake you made and say "Oh
Shoot, I have to fix that?" Is there a
3. What is "that which is used for
edifying"? Obviously it includes
encouragement and praise etc. But what else
is edifying? Does this mean that you as a
Christian should always be sweet and nice
and cheery to people?
What is the meaning of "edifying"? How about
words which the recipient doesn't really
want or like? How about painful words? Can
they be edifying?
4. How do we grieve the Holy Spirit? Could
this mean grieving the Holy Spirit in others
as well? What does it mean to grieve the
Holy Spirit? What is the result of grieving
the Holy Spirit? See Is 63:10 also. What
does this mean? Is this the same kind of
thing implied here?
5. What does "sealed by the Holy Spirit for
the day of redemption" mean? Can we become
unsealed? Is this a 'post-acceptance of
Christ' action? What is the day of
redemption? Are you sure that's the answer?
See Rom 8:23 and I Corr 1:30 does this
change any of your previous answers?