- First is the biblical perspective and true definition. Second is how the world (especially now) perceives these words. See the difference? This is why so many people have such a skewed world perspective and why political correctness has even invaded many churches.
- Biblical: Accepting others’ Beliefs and practices without agreeing with them.
- Secular: Accepting that every individual’s beliefs, values, lifestyle, and truth claims are valid.
- Bibilical: Giving due consideration to others.
- Secular: Approving others’ beliefs or lifestyles.
- Biblical: Embracing others for who they are, not necessarily for what they say or do.
- Secular: Endorsing and even praising others for their beliefs and lifestyles.
- Biblical: Certain things are morally right and wrong, and this is determined by God.
- Secular: We have no right to judge another person’s views or behavior.
- Biblical: Preferences of color, tastes in food, clothing style, hobbies, etc. are personally determined.
- Secular: Preferences of sexual behavior, value systems, and beliefs are personally determined.
- Biblical: The right to be treated justly under the law.
- Secular: The right to do what you believe is the best for you.
- Biblical: Free to do what you know you ought to do.
- Secular: Free to do anything you want to do.
- Biblical: A standard of right and wrong.
- Secular: Whatever is right for you.