Getting somewhere requires effort,
faith to push on,
it's easy to screw up,
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Morals and truth, there is a difference isnít there?
Morals and truth,
there is a difference isn’t there?
Tue, September 15, 2015 | link
“Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one
else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.” ~ Aesop
Big words by which much in life
the NIV version of the Christian writings it uses the word "moral" once in original text translations and truth
"137" times. I think this signifies something.
We all want to know what we consider to be true and then once we have decided upon
it, we follow that “truth” as best we can, often bending it to meet our own needs or what we would like to have as the perceived need of society.
is significant to me that the downfall of the soviet environment started when their understanding of morality was corrupted. In fact here is the truth from a moral man who says…
I think the greatest
gift of the Soviet Union to modern civilization was the dethronement of the clergy and the refusal to let religion be taught
in the public schools.” ~ W.E.B. Du Bois.
What is more interesting is that the western world who for a while was protected
against these false moralities is now propounding the very same things and falling into the exact same trap.
There is truth in the world, but
not all of it can be created from a human mind. To
think so is obnoxiously arrogant. This universe had truth imbedded in it before the first human’s toes touched the ground.
Mathematics is inherent in the universe and irrefutably true, but was established without human intervention, merely being
unveiled by human discovery.
If truth is absolute then those walking the path to self
proposed moral values are potentially walking into dangerous quicksand or to paths leading off dangerous cliffs.
Is truth absolute?
To say so
today is to be mocked.
It seems we may be lost in our own self-opinionated smugness.
Many years ago a simple man asked Jesus what the
correct way was in life.
said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through
me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen
No human who is merely interpreting the truths of the universe can really say they know truth, only
that we are searching for it and trying to identify it. It takes God who established the universe to know truth.
Jeremiah an ancient man in chapter 7 of his writings says;
to them, ‘This is the nation that has not obeyed the Lord its God or responded to correction. Truth has perished; it
has vanished from their lips.
I believe that needs to be said too much of the western world today. Thinking our moral values espouse truth
is not adequate to save our civilizations.
Truth comes from the revelation by God. Therefore the Godly followers know truth with greater clarity than
most, (that is when they are being honest, because they also fail and are misled by evil at times). Finding truth and backing
it up with creative evidence assists. Turning truth to human purpose is valuable if it is not distorted.
Today as we walk and talk, let’s ask ourselves
how much we check the truths we hear against God’s wisdom and words as found in His writings in the bible.
God knows absolute truth. If we don’t check truths are absolute or if we distort them, then we are
sliding down a slope to unknown destinations.
Today I intend to try and keep my feet firmly planted.
What about you?
If you want to see a short blog describing a perspective on what I believe click here
Credit cards are acceptable on sites having Ken's books:
Click here =>
to be told of new blogs
| Ken's book covers are displayed below. . .|| |
suspense thriller centers on Kiara, a beautiful young woman pursued by a murderous group of people, who relentlessly and ruthlessly
hunt her and her sisters. Kiara has no idea why she is being targeted! When Kiara and her family turn to the law for help,
this fails. Her pursuers’ powers reach deeply into the political and law enforcement world. Family support for her dwindles
when they too have to flee her pursuers. Can Kiara escape the clutches of both the law and dishonest big business? With the
media broadcasting that Kiara and friends are dangerous and subversive, can Kiara clear her name and bring her pursuers to
| || |
To purchase Kiara's Pursuer ebook
kobo version click here ,
kindle version click here,
To contact the author contact Author@KenXBriggs.com
| || |
| || |
The town of Zinaville is dropped into a spiral of evil causing a young man and a beautiful but abused woman
to launch into an investigation that unveils an evil conspiracy.
A horrific mining accident results in Joshua
Robyn's father being killed. Joshua struggles both with himself and his townsfolk as he tries to make sense of an incomprehensible
situation. Is it an accident or a murder? Why is there a seeming link to evil? Why is his work environment suddenly threatening?
What is the conspiracy about and what are they trying to do? As action moves dramatically from exotic African grasslands to
the heart of North America's cities, the plot unfolds and the pace quickens. Will there be time? Why is a beautiful abused
young woman in the center of this plot?
Evil tendrils tighten on their lives and the interplay between the visible
and invisible world shows opposing forces at work.
Will there be a rift in evil?
Will they be able to stop the
evil in time?
- Published: September, 2010
- Format: Perfect
- Pages: 208
- ISBN: 9781450250894
from Barnes and Noble, Amazon, iUniverse. Chapters
| || |
|Frugal Eating Advice
|Good advice for students living on limited $'s. Click on the image!
By joining our mailing list, you will be the first to know about:
- New book information
- Promotions and discounts
- How to get signed copies from the author
join my RSS feed and get the blog in your internet explorer,
simply click the XML button below
Then you will get updated
whenever a new blog occurs!