Many of our life experiences are a result of small decisions that are actually a result of indecision. Lot hesitated when it came to godly choices and he constantly did “almost” enough when it came to godly actions. What can he teach us?
Life’s biggest problems can begin with some of its simplest choices. The story of Lot teaches us that even righteous people can just miss the mark by compromising what they know to be right. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.
The ability to compromise is a lost art. We have become so diverse in our thinking, so polarized in our viewpoints and so set in our conclusions as unequivocally right, that the mere idea of compromise is in some cases viewed as a repulsive evil. Now look – there are times when compromise should be off the table. There are times when that which is right and sound should not be approached with the idea of watering it down for the sake of making someone or some group or some sect happy. But when? When do we stand as an immovable force and when do we bend and acquiesce to include the preferences of others? Fortunately for us, these very issues existed in biblical times so we actually do have a pretty clear set of guidelines to follow. Is compromise good? Yes! Is compromise bad? Yes! Let’s figure this out!