Romans 2:15 Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another.
I’d like to talk about what Scripture says about your conscience over the next couple of days. What is your conscience? According to Strong’s Interlinear Bible, the definition is: “the soul as distinguishing between what is morally good and bad, prompting to do the former and shun the latter, commending one, condemning the other.” So the conscience is that “little voice inside” that indicates what is right or wrong. Even if a person is void of biblical truth, they have some form of right and wrong within their world of thinking. God places in every human being a conscience. It was marred severely at the fall in the garden; thus, our natural inclinations regarding right and wrong are twisted. Such is the case of people who are pro-abortion.
The bible refers to a weak conscience, a good conscience, a pure conscience, and an evil conscience. The health of our conscience is directly related to our understanding and application of biblical truth. If a person is born again, he or she will not be able to sin willfully and have a good conscience. They will be troubled inside. The cure for that of course is confession and repentance. You cannot cheat on your taxes or rip off another person and have a good conscience. You cannot judge another person’s sin then do the same thing and have a good conscience. John 8:9: “And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.” More on this tomorrow. Blessings.