by Randy Chambers, 2010-05-13
1 Corinthians 1:10, NIV: I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of
our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no
divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought.
Have you ever been in a situation where it seemed very hard to come to an agreement so
everyone decided to "agree to disagree?" Though such an idea springs from
good intentions, have you ever wondered if this is an answer that God commends? What
does the Bible say? If we agree to disagree, does that mean that one or both of us
are wrong? We will have differences of opinion, but perhaps we are meant to work
through those differences and, in unity, seek God for an answer He has for us. In
Christ, there is a way through which we can be drawn together in likeness of mind and
thought--there is no reason we must settle for anything less.