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Is it wrong for Christians to be evasive?

Is it wrong for Christians to be evasive? What do you think?

Well, I sometimes give this standard CIA answer - to some questions (or statements I make) here.

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Am I being “evasive”? Or is this guy, in Mission Impossible - being “evasive”?

Or what about folks making this statement (AKA Fifth Amendment Privilege)?

I think Paul said something like he was all things to all people so that he may save some, 1st Cor 9.22 so in a way this may be evasive but in a positive way. For example he chose to live under the law to save certain Jews because he decided he had to gain their trust,

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Yes, also Jesus Himself was sometimes evasive as I mention in the article. I focus on intent - is the motivation loving or deceitful?