2 Timothy 2:25(NLT)

25 Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth.

It is so easy to be combative when it comes to advocating our belief systems.  The scripture says “gently.”  The implication is that the other person is willing to listen.

Lord, send people to us who are looking for you!  Help us to clearly point the way and to walk the walk we are preaching and teaching.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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