slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Every Person Has A Conscience Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Every Person Has A Conscience Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 24

Every Person Has A Conscience Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 155 Views
  • Uploaded on

Every Person Has A Conscience Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It. Extremes: Misuse of Conscience. “Let Conscience Be Your Guide”. “Go Ahead – Even Though Against Conscience”. Word “Conscience ” Not used in OT Used 29 Times in NT. Your Conscience. I. What is the Conscience?.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Every Person Has A Conscience Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It' - cosmo


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide2

Every Person Has A Conscience

Though Not Everyone Knows What To Do With It

Extremes: Misuse of Conscience

“Let Conscience

Be Your Guide”

“Go Ahead – Even

Though Against

Conscience”

  • Word “Conscience”
  • Not used in OT
  • Used 29 Times in NT
slide3

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

slide4

I. What is the Conscience?

A. To Know Right From Wrong

1. English Word – from Latin “to know wrong”

2. “Faculty of recognizing the distinction between right and wrong coupled with a sense that one should act accordingly.. Conformity to one’s own sense of right conduct” (AHD, p. 312).

slide5

I. What is the Conscience?

  • A. To Know Right From Wrong
  • B. To Know Together With
  • 1. A. T. Robertson: (comments on Acts 23:1) “joint knowledge” – to know together.
  • 2. Con (prefix) = together with; science = knowledge.
  • 3. Knowledge of what should do and what you do.
slide6

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

slide7

II. Not to be Our Guide

A. Can Sin With A Good Conscience

1. Acts 23:1

2. Compare: Acts 8:1-3; 9:1

B. Can Be Defiled And Evil

1. Titus 1:15

2. Heb. 10:22

slide8

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

slide9

III. Role of the Conscience

A. Be Convicted Of Sin

1. John 8:9

2. “My conscience is bothering me.”

B. Prevent Sin

1. Rom. 2:15 – guided by knowledge of word

2. Keeps us within prescribed boundaries

(a) Acts 23:1

(b) 1 Cor. 8:10

slide10

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

IV. Must be Educated

slide11

IV. Must be Educated

A. Conscience Is Based Upon Knowledge We Have

1. Rom. 2:15

2. Conscience is only as good as knowledge we have

slide12

IV. Must be Educated

A. Conscience Is Based Upon Knowledge We Have

B. Lacking Of Knowledge – Conscience Will Not Allow Some Things (1 Cor. 8:7)

C. Paul’s Conscience Allowed Him to Persecute Until He Gain Knowledge of Resurrection

D. Thus, As Educate – Conscience Changes:

1. Things used to do – bothers us now

2. Things thought wrong – are not

slide13

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

IV. Must be Educated

V. Weak Conscience – Not to be Violated

slide14

V. Weak Conscience –

Not to be Violated

A. Weak Conscience = Conscientious

1. Rom. 14; 1 Cor. 8

2. Faith is not weak – in fact – strong in faith

3. A point of knowledge – not have (1 Cor. 8:7)

4. Conscience will not allow him to do things that is right.

- Eating meat sacrificed to idols (1 Cor 8:10-12)

- Eating meat (Rom. 14)

slide15

V. Weak Conscience –

Not to be Violated

A. Weak Conscience = Conscientious

B. Conscience Must Not Be Violated

Rom 14:23

23 But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith; for whatever is not from faith is sin.

slide16

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

IV. Must be Educated

V. Weak Conscience – Not to be Violated

VI. Clear Conscience

slide17

VI. Clear Conscience

A. A Clear Conscience Is When Our Knowledge of Self & What We Ought to Do Agree

Rom. 8:16

slide18

Agree

The Spirit Gives Evidence - Rom. 8:16

“I’ve

done that”

“Forgive”

Tells What

One Must Do

Knows What

He Has Done

Then we can know we are right with God!

slide19

VI. Clear Conscience

A. A Clear Conscience Is When Our Knowledge of Self & What We Ought to Do Agree

B. Cleared By the Sacrifice of Christ

Heb. 9; 14; 10:2

C. When It Is Cleared

1. When obey the gospel

2. 1 Pet. 3:21 – answer of good conscience

slide20

VI. Clear Conscience

A. A Clear Conscience Is When Our Knowledge of Self & What We Ought to Do Agree

B. Cleared By the Sacrifice of Christ

C. When It Is Cleared

D. Maintained By Godly Living

1. 1 Tim. 1:19; 3:9

2. 2 Tim. 1:3

3. 1 Pet. 3:16

slide21

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

IV. Must be Educated

V. Weak Conscience – Not to be Violated

VI. Clear Conscience

VII. Seared Conscience

slide22

VII. Seared Conscience

A. Progression / Stages:

1. Violate conscience (1 Cor. 8:7)

2. Becomes Defiled (Titus 1:15)

3. Seared (1 Tim. 4:2)

B. What Is A Seared Conscience?

1. Cannot be bothered or pricked any more

2. Happens with repeated violations (Heb. 3:7)

slide23

Your Conscience

I. What is the Conscience?

II. Not to be Our Guide

III. Role of the Conscience

IV. Must be Educated

V. Weak Conscience – Not to be Violated

VI. Clear Conscience

VII. Seared Conscience