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Our Daily Bread 30 October 2018 Devotional – Agreeing to Disagree

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Our Daily Bread 7 December 2019

Our Daily Bread 30 October 2018 Devotional

Topic: Agreeing to Disagree

Read: Romans 14:1–13

Bible in a Year: Jeremiah 20–21; 2 Timothy 4

Scripture: Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace. Romans 14:19

Message: I remember hearing my dad talk about how difficult it was to walk away from unending arguments over differing interpretations of the Bible. By contrast he recalled how good it was when both sides agreed to disagree.

But is it really possible to set aside irreconcilable differences when so much seems to be at stake? That’s one of the questions the apostle Paul answers in his New Testament letter to the Romans. Writing to readers caught in social, political, and religious conflict, he suggests ways of finding common ground even under the most polarized conditions (14:5–6).

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According to Paul, the way to agree to disagree is to recall that each of us will answer to the Lord not only for our opinions but also for how we treat one another in our differences (v. 10).

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Our Daily Bread 30 October 2018 Devotional – Agreeing to Disagree

Conditions of conflict can actually become occasions to remember that there are some things more important than our own ideas—even more than our interpretations of the Bible. All of us will answer for whether we have loved one another, and even our enemies, as Christ loved us.

Now that I think of it, I remember that my dad used to talk about how good it is not just to agree to disagree but to do so with mutual love and respect.

Prayer: Father, please enable us to be patient and kind with those who don’t agree with us about anything or everything.

Thought for the Day: We can agree to disagree—in love.

Our Daily Bread 30 October 2018 Devotional was written by Mart DeHaan

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