There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.
sometimes what appears to be very right can actually be very wrong!
Everyone of us have a belief system, and for all of us, what we believe is correct! So we think, Right? Well today Allow me to challenge you on your philosophy. How and why do you come to the conclusions and choices you make daily?where do you get all the stuff that you believe? “It’s just up their some where in my head,” What’s the foundation you base your decisions on? Perhaps it’s experience, your five senses, the media, your friends, your knowledge through education, family traditions,all of that and more….
Yes we are all subject to receiving knowledge, this could allow us to be tricked into deception if we are not sensitive to truth,as we progress using this means of knowledge, we will be enticed into a wrong direction causing a painful life existence and let’s face it, life is much too short for us to get off on the wrong path and windup on a dead end street.
Where we get our information is the determining factor to the quality of life we will experience. Have a read sometime of Adam and Eve’s plight, a great example to us of listening to the wrong voice. (Genesis 3) We can either find our direction from the tree of life,or from the knowledge of good and evil.
Our decisions, our judgements, our knowledge need to be based from the word of
God. “As for me and my household we will serve the Lord”(Joshua 24.15)
If our philosophy is not from Gods word we are in a wrong philosophy. Every choice and decision we make needs to be tested in Gods truth(Col:2-8).If that’s
Ruffling some feathers I am comfortable, until you’re challenged you won’t see the truth. “The truth will set you free”. Focusing on the source of all truth will protect you.
Being grounded in Gods word will save you and those who will hear you.
“Be diligent in these matters;give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress, watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them,because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers” (1Timothy 4:15-16)