“I thought I was wrong, but I was mistaken.”
Admitting errors can be a tough pill to swallow. In the last book of the Bible, the church of Laodicea faced the harsh reality that they were wrong. We read:
You say, “I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.” But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked. (Revelation 3:17)
In these contentious times, we find it very easy to spot an error in others’ arguments and reasoning. Here’s a challenge to consider how this reality applies to us.