Disagreement and the Art of Conversation

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It’s been said that “It takes two to tango.”

NOWHERE is this MORE TRUE than the Art of Conversation.

It’s extremely difficult to engage another in an interesting conversation IF that person agrees with everything you say.

Slight disagreements make for spirited discussions–NOT universal agreement.

The Art of Conversation actually depends on the two people having the disagreement discussing their differences.

This was demonstrated recently by a short–but educational–discussion.

“The times we are living in now promise to be hard on EVERYONE.”

“What?”

“I said ‘the times we are living in now promise to be hard on EVERYONE.”

“You can say that again!”

“Okay.  The times we are living in now promise to be hard on EVERYONE.”

(A little louder.) “You can say that again.”

“The times we are living in now promise to be hard on EVERYONE.”

There was NO disagreement whatsoever; only vain repetitions.

This was then repeated two or three more times, until the person who originally thought it was funny lost his sense of humor.

The idea behind the conversation (‘The times we are living in now promise to be hard on EVERYONE.’)  never did end up getting discussed.

So, that’s another discussion waiting to happen…

Another day.

God willing.

DOES the reader ever ponder the value of slight disagreement?

IF anyone has listened closely to the conversations of the youth, they will notice that a number of purposely-contrived points of disagreement are raised.  It is suspected that this is to provide fodder for the discussions of the youth.

It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: September 14, 2022.]

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