“You must be a good dancer,” I commented to a young man who beautifully glided with skating partners.
“I’ve never danced,” he said. He grew up in a church where dancing was prohibited. The only way he could move to music without feeling condemned was to put on skates.
Paul wrote in Romans 1:18-32 that everyone is born with some sense of right and wrong because we have some knowledge of God. However, the conscience is an imperfect barometer. We can ignore it, sear it, suppress it, and overly sensitize it. If we override it enough times, like feet calloused from going barefoot, it hardens to such a state that it no longer twinges at wrong. On the other hand, weak faith limits our freedom.Continue Reading