But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, 16keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.
1 Peter 3:15-16
Gentle in presentation, powerful in content or substance of what we say.
-Cornelius Van Till
What is the difference between biblical wisdom and conventional wisdom?
Remember that the unbeliever, at some level of his consciousness, knows God and knows the truth about God, but suppresses it.
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
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