“How dare you bring up spiritual matters at a party! How dare you use bible verses in public. How dare you actually get passionate about things that really matter in polite company. All this, and it was at at Christmas Party! How dare you!
“Yes you can guffaw all you want about inappropriate women’s lingerie, and take the LORD’s name in vain like the best of them. You can laugh about silly stuff, and prattle on about untold manner of things. You can get drunk as a skunk, eat like a glutton and even play the fool. But don’t you ever, ever bring up things that matter.”
“Don’t you know that pastors are to be seen and not heard! How dare you utter those things you believe in. Didn’t you hear the lady, ‘Never discuss politics nor religion’ (said no prophet ever). Every one knows that such matters should never be discussed in polite company! You might cause someone to be uncomfortable and give the impression that the things the Bible are important. And we know that not to be true.”
“How dare you!”
Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness…
2 Timothy 4:3-4 3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; 4 and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables.