Psychology developed what is called the humanistic perspective, in which human nature is viewed as basically good.
This is the philosophy that rules over our Western society. The world’s philosophy is creating a world that continually is getting more and more selfish. This philosophy is in direct contrast to the word of God.
The Bible teaches us that human nature is sin nature. Matthew 15:19: For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. Another verse adds coveting, wickedness, deceit, envy, pride — all these evil things come from within.
God says our nature is not good, and the only way to truly change that is by accepting Jesus as your Lord and Savior and inviting God into your heart and mind to change this selfish human nature. Only God can do that. Only God can satisfy our spiritual hunger. Nothing else the world seeks can — not power, money, success, nor individualism.
See, if you adopt the humanistic philosophy of life, there is no need for a savior — no need for God. This type of thinking is creating a very selfish mentality: thinking only about me — where God says to die to self and begin to take on His characteristics.
Your choice what philosophy you choose to live by. One leads to eternal death, and one leads to eternal life — you choose.
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 7:35 AM CDT
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