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12:59 PM   [28 Jul 2012 | Saturday]

IF WE KNOW THAT GOD IS ALWAYS RIGHT, WHY DO WE ALWAYS TRY TO DO THINGS OUR OWN WAY FIRST ???

If you were to ask almost anyone which way is better, God’s way or their own way, the answer would most likely be God’s way. It does not matter the situation or question, most people would agree that God knows the best way to handle every circumstance. It would be foolish to try any other way of solving a problem because God is always right just by definition. So, if this is true, why is it that we always try to do things our own way first ?

Most people would not agree that they use their own ideas first, but, in fact, that is exactly how we operate. It is only until we cannot find an answer or we make a mistake that we come back to God and ask for His advice. We see this many times in the Old Testament which teaches us the nature of man and the nature of man has never changed. Man is self centered, egotistical and stubborn and believes that he always knows what is best for him. Reality is an inconvenience that is often disregarded because it interferes with what man wants to do.

Having God as our advisor in all matters is perhaps one of the greatest benefits and least used by His children. He is never wrong, He is always looking out for our best interests and we are guaranteed of a correct result. But, for reasons unknown, man has continually attempted to solve its’ problems using only the information that they process which is not enough with which to make the correct decision. What we lack is knowing the future and that lack of information usually is the reason that our decisions are wrong. But, man has great difficulty admitting that an error was made and continues on the wrong road until disaster is finally reached. All we need do is look at how we have messed up this world as it now exists. The world is essentially financially bankrupt and our moral integrity hardly exists. We are driven by greed and the quest of power at the cost of the common man.

The Old Testament gives many stories of when man made decisions without the benefit of seeking the advice of God and disaster always followed. These stories were given to us for our benefit to show us that because we do not know everything that we cannot make an accurate decision. This applies not only to entire nations but to all individuals as well. And, there will be some that will say that they cannot agree with this theory because they read the bible and try to do all that it tells them, but we can almost guarantee that these people are using an altered bible. God has said in Malachi 3:7 “Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from mine ordinance, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts. But, ye said, Wherein shall we return?”  Well, a good place to return would be to use the Bible that He gave to us and not some altered translation filled with self serving agendas.

We must face the reality that our world, as we have allowed it because of our own egotistical stupidity, is in chaos. Nations as well as individuals cannot spend more money than they have and expect to survive for very long. We cannot disregard the regulations for our behavior as God has given us and expect that He will help us out of this mess. We cannot expect that He will do anything for us unless we ask Him, but that seems to be the last thing that is done. We may do it as individuals, but as nations, they are happy allowing their corrupted leaders to make all the decisions. Christians have tremendous power because of our direct link with God. But, if we do not choose to unite and return to Him as a single Church, we will not get anything done to correct any problems…

So, if you were to ask almost anyone which way is better and the person tells you that the way of God is best, then ask that person ( and you might want to ask yourself also ) why do you always try it your way first. And, with very few exceptions, we all attempt to solve our own problems until we realize that we need the advice of God. Try going to Him first, you may be surprised how much easier your life will begin to be !!!

 

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episkopos | Sat Jul 28, 2012, 14:07

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Well Very True,  One of the reasons why we try to do things our way is also because of our lack of Faith in Word and in him. 

God bless


 
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