Legalism and License

It’s basic Christian nature to go one of two ways on the issue of questionable things. The first holds that certain things are morally wrong because they aren’t necessarily a good idea.  The second recognizes that those same things aren’t morally wrong, but don’t recognize that doing them might not necessarily be a good idea.
This is why Paul slaps us in the face with 1 Corinthians 6:12.
“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything.
Just because something isn’t inherently wrong doesn’t necessarily make it a good idea, and just because something isn’t a good idea doesn’t make it morally wrong.

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