banner
 
  Home >> Blogs >> THE BIBLE IS THE ONLY SOURCE OF TRUTH !!!

this user is offline now  gacaputo
Send message

Subscribe
Gender: Male
Status:
Age: 76 Years

City:
State:
Country: United States


Signup Date: 03/03/2009

Categories:
  Religion & Philosophy
  Life

Archive:
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003
October 2003
September 2003
August 2003
July 2003
June 2003
May 2003
April 2003
March 2003
February 2003
January 2003
December 2002
November 2002
October 2002
September 2002
August 2002
July 2002
June 2002
May 2002
April 2002
March 2002
February 2002
January 2002

Who Gives Kudos:





 

12:12 PM   [30 Jan 2012 | Monday]

THE BIBLE IS THE ONLY SOURCE OF TRUTH !!!

It is extremely important to recognize that the information given to us from within the Bible is the only things we need to know in order to understand our responsibilities as a Christian. If certain subjects are not discussed, then they are not important for us to know. But, this does not stop many people from writing many books concerning aspects about which we know nothing. An example of this is the many books written about the life of Jesus as he grew up. Most people believe that He was a carpenter, but, in reality, we do not know this nor do we know anything about his life in His teens or twenties. We know nothing, nor does it matter !!!

The reason that these types of books are written is difficult to understand considering they add nothing to our knowledge or understanding of biblical doctrine. In fact, many of these books offer us wrong information concerning doctrine and we must wonder where Satan enters the scene under these circumstances. It is not surprising when asked, most people will say that there were three Wise Men that came to Jesus at His birth, and this is completely wrong. The Wise Men came bearing three gifts at about the time Jesus was at least one and a half years old. There could have been two or as many as ten Wise Men, no one knows, nor does it matter. What matters is that it is wrong and this incorrect thinking advances onto more important issues. There is not a single book written about the early life of Jesus that is based upon fact and should never be used in Bible study. The only correct and reliable information that we have is that from which we get from the Bible.

Another problem that creates misunderstanding is taking verses out of context and basing a belief on that single verse. We hear people quoting their favorite verse in normal conversation, and unfortunately it has nothing to do with what they are talking about because they have not totally understood the meaning of the verse. There are very few, if any, important verses with great meaning that are repeated in more than one of the gospels but with a slightly different phraseology.  Every lesson or message is backed up in other places and it is necessary to read them all in order to grasp the true meaning.

It is very easy to be influenced by others who we believe are intelligent people. Often times there may be a verse or lesson with which we are having difficulty grasping the meaning and so we may read what others have concluded concerning the issue. But, we must remember that the person offering the explanation is only giving his or her opinion and it may very well be incorrect, especially if Satan is involved, and he usually is. God will always give us the proper understanding if we ask and wait for it…

Carl Jung, the cofounder of psychiatry, along with Sigmund Freud, was certainly a brilliant man. At one point, Jung wrote an entire book about the fact that man is actually god and that there was not only a single Divine Being and this belief was based on a single sentence spoken by Jesus. The Pharisees were arguing with Jesus about when the kingdom will come. Jesus explained “…..the kingdom of God is within you.” ( Luke 17:21 ) and based on these seven words, Jung concluded that all men were gods !!! The problem with  this ridiculous conclusion is that it entered into his teachings to his students and as they became Psychiatrists, it influenced their treatment to their patients and so on down the line. And, who is going to question Carl Jung ??? It can be and is a dangerous practice to seek advice from books written that give information about which we know nothing. The Bible is not subject to opinion !!! God will always help us understand what He wants us to know in many ways and one of them may be by reading someone else’s’ thoughts on the subject. But, we must always make certain that whatever information a person may get is in exact alignment with biblical doctrine. But, the best place to look for help is always the Bible and God. The Bible tells us that if any man lack wisdom to ask God and He will gladly give it. And, “any” man mean any, the person does not even need to be a child of God… Bible commentaries are very interesting, but it is surprising how different most are from each other in their opinions… The Bible is the only accurate source of information. We should never underestimate the extent to which Satan will go to confuse and add doubt or give us wrong information concerning biblical doctrine. The Bible really is the only source of truth and we should exercise our faith that God will give us the understanding when we need it…

Mood: None, or other
- 0 Comments - 0 Kudos - Add comment 

  Comments
 
|
|
|
|
|
 
Copyright © 2009 - 2012 True2ourselves. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission is prohibited.