Silence (or declining to engage in a par…

Silence (or declining to engage in a particular behavior) is good when we are tempted to speak (or act) in a way that is not authorized by the NT.

Consider this appropriate quote from Bill J. Humble –
“Early in the history of the restoration movement, Thomas Campbell coined the plea, ‘Let us speak where the Bible speaks, and be silent where the Bible is silent.’ This commitment to the authority of the Bible has been the secret of our strength, our uniqueness, and our growth. And if the time ever comes when we surrender this commitment and become unconcerned about speaking as the oracles of God, from that time onward it will make little difference what we speak, or whether we speak at all.”

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