Matthew - No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other.
But, the primary purpose of this article will be to examine the restrictive power of God’s silence in conjunction with the specifics of His revealed pattern.
Note: This article is designed to be a more thorough, detailed, and in-depth presentation of the case for respecting Bible silence, and it also includes a response to common objections received against each proof-text.
If you are new to this subject, please consider first reading our more gentle introduction to the topic, An Introduction to Bible Silence. The answer first depends on how you define the word, silence.
This is not because The Young are better or smarter than their forebears—though most temporarily believe they are—but rather because be Difference.
And the status quo must always be tested and challenged.