In both the United States Constitution and the Crime thread, we have run into the word "rights." What exactly are rights? What determines to what extent a right is given? There are many questions concerning this one word and the multiple definitions or meanings behind it. The best place to go for the answers to the many questions concerning this one word is the Bible. Here are a few questions to consider while searching for the Biblically accurate meaning behind rights:
- What is a right?
- Where do rights come from?
- What are our rights?
- What determines the extent to which rights are given?
If you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding; and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. Proverbs 2:1-5