Brethren With Too Many "Relatives"

2 Timothy 3:13-17
"Relatives" as in the opposite of "Absolutes"; "Relativism".
The Truth of the Gospel Is Absolute Truth! 
    - Given by inspiration from the Absolute One. (2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Pet 1:16-21)
    - Given to make us sure of more things, not less. 
        ? Timothy could be positive about his teaching. (2 Tim. 3:14-17; 1 Tim. 1:3)
        ? Luke wrote of things "most surely believed" and of "infallible truths". ( Luke 1:3-4; Acts 1:3)
        ? Paul did not believe that truth changed with places and circumstances. (Gal. 2:14; 1 Cor. 4:17, 7:17)
Truth of the Gospel Is Hindered By Brethren With Too Many Relatives…
    - When the make no effort to apply truth stated in "relative" terms:
        ? "Long hair" (1 Cor. 11:14,15) - "How long is long?"
        ? "Modest apparel" (1 Tim. 2:9) - "When does an article of clothing become immodest?" 
    - When they change convictions relative to time, place and circumstances:
        ? Because they run into difficult "what if's" of application. 
        ? Because they run into unpleasant and/or unacceptable consequences of application.

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