It is improper to build a doctrine on one scripture, let alone the definition of a word. We need at least two reliable witnesses to establish any teaching.
John Ritenbaugh, taking issue with the notion of education as the panacea for all world problems, states that educating narrowly in technical skills, without giving attention to the moral dimension, does not prepare one adequately for life. Our political leaders may be highly trained in being good administrators, but …
The Bible is replete with individuals applying physical remedies (balms, poultices, as well as a competent physician's counsel) in tandem with trusting God.
This is an oft-repeated refrain in these days of distrust of the ministry. But is it a godly attitude? What does the Bible say about human leadership?
We must willing to yield to God's shaping of us, willing to be corrected and changed as He sees fit. If we become self-satisfied, He cannot work with us.
Paul warns the Philippians that nothing blemishes their witness more than complaining, because like the Israelites, they were calling God into account.