What the debaters of man’s empty doctrines might do well to contemplate, is how their arguments will appear before the throne of Yahshua Ha’Mashiach & how any of it nourished His sheep that they were supposed to be feeding? No more fruitful than those of the Pharisees I suspect.
If one is sincerely searching for the Truth, then it is conceivable that one may have to deny oneself? Perhaps even denying oneself a very much desired fleshy relationship, of any persuasion and however one might try to self-sanctify it.
None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity Isa 59:4