Below is a list of words that we encounter in the world quite frequently, but when we do, we need to be on our guard. These words have been redefined in our culture. We need clarity around these words where confusion has reigned in recent times.
So what can we do? It’s not practical to rehash definitions every time these words come up, is it?
While it can seem like you’re making a mountain out of a molehill, by communicating the truth behind these words, it allows us to accurately communicate with unbelievers about the mercy and holiness of God. We need to speak clearly with those around us concerning our faith, and they cannot know what we mean if they are operating on different definitions.
It’s not as awkward as you might think, if you’re speaking with someone, to take a moment and clarify what you mean when using these words.