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Matthew 17:20, my favorite verse. "... If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you."



Sunday, October 16, 2016

Repeating History, again and again...

In D.L. Moody's book titled, Heaven, he says, "Books that are only human, like merely human lives, have in them a great deal that is foolish and a great deal that is wrong. The life of Christ alone was perfect, being both human and divine. Not one of the other volumes, like the Koran, that claims divinity of origin, agrees with common sense. There is nothing at all in the Bible that does not conform to common sense. What it tells us about the world having been destroyed by a deluge, and Noah and his family alone being saved, is no more wonderful than what is taught in the schools, that all of the earth we see now, and everything upon it, came out of a ball of fire. It is a great deal easier to believe that man was made after the image of God, than to believe, as some young men and women are being taught now, that he is the offspring of a monkey."

I jut thought this was interesting that even in the late 1880's the Koran and evolution were hot topics in the Christian faith. Why can't we learn from history? Why is man so bent on repeating mistakes rather than humbling themselves before God and trusting His way is best?

Pride. Don't let it be your downfall.