10 Feb 2011

Truth

Submitted by Stephen Winters
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Thy word is truth, OR, conversely, you could say, Truth (that which is true) is thy word.


It is questionable just how open and truthful humans can be.

As we grow and mature, we are (hopefully) able to tell truth to a deeper level. When we are very immature, we may be only able to tell a surface level (or partial) truth. However, as we grow and mature, that same level of truth would be a lie

1 Feb 2011

A Self-Centered God?

Submitted by Stephen Winters
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I recently heard someone who is close to me say, "God is selfish. It's all about him." In a very real sense this is true. For example, if we met a human whose main thought was having everything to be about him, and if he sought glory for himself, we'd call that a very selfish man. However, we attribute those same motives to God. We say, "It's all about God!" I repeatedly hear Christians talk about God seeking his own glory. If we were to attribute those exact same set of attributes that we attribute to God to a human, we'd say that human is very egotistical.

1 Feb 2011

Our Attitude Can Affect the Outcome.

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This morning I had been walking with a new friend. During our walk I had laid on him some pretty heavy stuff. He seemed to handle it OK. At at the end of our walk we parted pleasantly, but we didn't make any plans for walking tomorrow. Tonight I wanted to talk to my friend about walking tomorrow so I pulled over to the side of the road. At first I felt grumpy and felt like he wouldn't want to walk any more and I was about to call and, kind of disapointedly ask him if he wanted to walk tomorrow, with a sense that he wouldn't want to walk any more.

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