This article considers the question of compromise in ethical issues. It identifies the marks of a compromise: first, there has to be a conflict; second, compromise must be unavoidable; third, long-suffering plays a role; fourth, there can be no compromise without our suffering on account of it. At the same time, there are limitations to a compromise, which the author spells out.
This article includes a presentation of the arguments for evolution, attempts by Christians to compromise with evolutionary teaching, the biblical account of creation, and evolution's denial of biblical doctrines.
The temptation to compromise on the truth of God is rampant in our time. Through the life of the prophet Micaiah we are challenged in this article to see what it means to stand for God’s truth. We are faced by humanism and other influences tempting Christians to compromise. Yet we are also encouraged to see God is vindicating sound doctrine.