HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO ALL THE DADS, BUT MOST OF ALL TO THE ONE AND GREATEST OF ALL- GOD, OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN!!!
As we celebrate Father’s Day, we are mindful of our earthly fathers. Most of us have many fond memories of our fathers; how they loved and cared for and protected us, worked hard to support and educate us, and gave us good things. But we have a greater Father- Our Father God in heaven.Considerthese facts: We had no choice to be born; no choice of our parents, no choice of our gender, no choice of our ethnicity and citizenship, and no choice of when in history we would be living. God made all those choices for us, and even has a greater plan for us if we obey Him and learn about His plans for us! This is the reason why we study the Bible and search the scriptures- to learn of God’s great love for us. God said
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Good post on topic of discernment. A believer in Christ must be a student and follower of God’s Word. God is looking for true worshippers who worship Him in Spirit and in Truth; the Word of God is what will separate us into the right camps. See 2 Tim2:15; John 4:24; Heb 4:12. Every servant of God must exercise discernment-always.
Someone I know recently expressed an opinion that surprised and in some ways disappointed me. I said to myself, “I thought he would have more discernment than that.”
The experience caused me to reflect on the importance of discernment and the lack of it in our world. We know that people often do not see issues clearly and are easily misled because they do not think biblically. But, sadly, one cannot help reflecting on how true this is of the church community, too.
Most of us doubtless want to distance ourselves from what might be regarded as “the lunatic fringe” of contemporary Christianity. We are on our guard against being led astray by false teachers. But there is more to discernment than this. True discernment means not only distinguishing the right from the wrong; it means distinguishing the primary from the secondary, the essential from the indifferent, and the permanent…
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