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When truth is removed, absurdity rules the day. Think about that statement.
There are a lot of truths in the world: the earth is round; we revolve around the sun at a perfect distance from it so we don’t freeze to death; we are far enough away from it so we don’t burn up. But there is “The Truth” that can be learned from the word of God only. God’s word (the Bible) is truth. It’s the final say! Or it should be, in a believer’s life. If it is not, it is not too late to allow it to be.
Without God’s truth, absurdities will rule the day. Absurd is defined as wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate, ridiculous. Absurd is contrary to reason, obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth and common sense. This is what is happening in our state and country. The philosphy of this world is absurd — from destroying our economy and people’s lives over a virus to the continued murder of the unborn, to allowing the homosexual to recruit our children, from TV shows to the indoctrination of the public school system. It is just absurd.
Ever since this country has removed God and His word from the public square, absurdities reign. How do we ”absurdityproof” ourselves? By reading the word of God, acting on the word of God, and doing it. By hearing it consistently, it will keep us from buying into the absurd.
Stay strong and cling to the word of God. It will help you in every area of your lives.
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Published on Monday, September 14, 2020 @ 10:28 AM CDT
The Bible teaches in John 15:19, If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own.
In word and in deed:
There are far too many people who are believers in word only. Their deeds would tell you another story. We must be real believers in word and deeds. Our actions will affect our true hearts. But because we no longer belong to the world, we now belong to God’s kingdom. The world will hate you. “World” means: world’s philosophies, its systems, its way of acting and living.
In faith and in trust:
Because we believe what God’s word teaches and purpose to act and live accordingly, it goes in direct opposition to what the world believes is right and acceptable. The Truth is confrontational in and of itself. Either you believe it or you don’t. No middle ground — you are either all in or you are not in at all. It doesn’t mean we are not growing and developing our faith and trust in God.
In His ways:
We will make mistakes, but the flow of our life is toward God and His ways. When you take a stand for truth, you will be attacked for it, made fun of, called old-fashioned, a racist, a hater, a troublemaker; because the world, and those who are one with it, does not want any light shed on their sin, nor to be told they are wrong, nor told they need to repent and receive Jesus as Savior and Lord or perish.
So, get ready as the day approaches and count it joy when you experience trials and tribulation. Endure like a good soldier, never faint, never feel you are alone. Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world. When you have done all you know to do, STAND!
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Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 @ 2:25 PM CDT
God’s word is meant to change the way you think. The Bible will/should cause you to think differently.
There are so many voices out there trying to change your thinking, but only one that leads to eternal life and receiving the promises of God. When people say, “I serve God,” here is what they are saying, “My life is built on the word of God. No matter what subject, what I have been taught, or what anyone else says or thinks, it’s the word of God (Bible) that instructs my life, corrects my life, and encourages my life. It supersedes everything and everyone.”
With all your heart:
So, when you don’t get it or don’t understand everything, because you believe in God Almighty and you believe the Bible is the word of God, you simply say OK! Why? Because the scriptures tell us not to lean on our own understanding, but to trust in the Lord with all our heart (Proverbs 3:5).
Listen, the word of God is meant to help you — never hurt you — to build you up, to encourage you, to instruct you, and to correct you — not because God is mad at you, but because He truly does love you and He wants the best for you. He is always working to convince you of that.
God’s word is right, and it is the right thing to do in every situation of your life. When you don’t understand — obey! It will help you.
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, August 31, 2020 @ 11:50 AM CDT
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