THE CONSCIENCE

Twenty-Five Reasons Why Our Conscience Is Not A Safe Guide

1. The conscience must be educated – Proverbs 22:6
2. The conscience can honestly misguide us if uneducated – Acts 23:1
3. The conscience acts on what it believes to be right and wrong – Romans 14:1ff.
4. The conscience is a prodder and not the body of truth itself – Romans 2:15
5. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we are to obey God and not men
– Acts 5:29
6. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we are saved by faith and faith comes
by hearing God’s word – Romans 10:17
7. We are set free by truth and not our conscience – John 8:32
8. We are sanctified by truth and not our conscience – John 17:17
9. If our conscience is our guide, then truth is subjective and everyone who is honest is
right no matter what he believes. Romans 10:17; Matthew 4:4
10. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we are to bring every thought in
captivity unto the obedience of Christ – 2 Corinthians 10:5
11. Our conscience cannot be our guide because sin is a violation of God’s law whether
it violates our conscience or not – 1 John 3:4
12. Our conscience cannot be our guide because every man would become a law unto
himself – Jeremiah 10:23
13. Our conscience cannot be our guide because a thing would be both true and false at
the same time – 1 Corinthians 1:10
14. Our conscience cannot be our guide because that would make it possible for a man to
be saved without being taught the word of God – James 1:21
15. Our conscience cannot be our guide because there would be no standard for a final
judgment – John 12:48
16. Our conscience cannot be our guide for this would do away with church discipline. A
church could not withdraw from anyone who claimed to be living in harmony with
their conscience – 1 Corinthians 5:1.
17. Our conscience cannot be our guide because knowing God is predicated upon
obeying God’s commandments – 1 John 2:3-4
18. Our conscience cannot be our guide because going to heaven is predicated upon
doing the Father’s will. Matthew 7:21
19. Our conscience cannot be our guide because it would make the Bible useless.
Matthew 26:28; Hebrews 9:16-17
20. Our conscience cannot be our guide because of what happened to Uzzah –
2 Samuel 6:3-8
21. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we do not have an answer of a good
conscience until we obey God – 1 Peter 3:21
22. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we cannot have a good conscience until
the blood of Christ is applied to our soul, Heb. 10:1-8.
23. Our conscience cannot be our guide because we might believe a lie – 1 Kings 13:1ff.
24. Our conscience cannot be our guide because at times our conscience and the word of
God are in conflict – Acts 23:1
25. Our conscience cannot be our guide because Saul’s conscience misguided him.
Acts 23:1; Acts 26:9

Tom Moore
P. O. Box 107
Hamilton, Texas 76531
http://www.harrisandmoore.org
http://www.fromthepreacherspc.org
http://www.parkheightscoc.com

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About from the Preachers PC

Gospel Preacher for the Park Heights church of Christ in Hamilton, TX. I stand for and defend the truth of God's word. All other degrees and diplomas mean very little in comparison.
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