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Undeniable Truth Number 4

Posted by undergroundchurch on September 20, 2009

Everybody has faith.

This is a huge subject, but I want to narrow the field to one question, “What’s your system of faith.”

Everybody has it, and God is always a part of it. Let me list out the two primary systems of faith.

  • Faith in God – this is a person who places trust in God for their present life and eternal destination.
  • Faith in Self- this is a person who believes that the highest order of life, humans, are in control of their destiny.

Even those that call themselves “religious” can easily fit in the second faith-class.  The tendency with religious people is that they shape religion to fit their beliefs.  Instead of God changing them, they change God, or at least they change their understanding of God.

The Hebrew faith was the first truly monotheistic faith.  They believed, and rightly so, that there is only one God. He was not man made, man designed, or man tameable. He was God first, and we were not.

Faith in God is proven when God changes the individual.  I can believe one thing in my heart, but if God doesn’t fit my belief, I have two choices – reject who God is or change my belief.

Faith in man is furthered hampered by so called “scientific discovery”.  I work with many brilliant people with degrees in fields of science that make them almost intimidating.  I have found that this can be both a blessing and a curse for them.

On the one hand, they understand the world in a more black and white sense than most of us.  They understand why water in its solid state floats on its liquid state.  They know how to analyze a material and tell you what its made of.  And sometimes in this rational understanding of the universe, they can’t see the larger force of a creating God behind it all.  Somehow, it is easier to put our existence in the hands of chance and fate than to believe that there is a God that exists outside the time/space continuum, that operates outside our universal laws and yet wants to involve himself in our daily life.

The point is that we all have a faith system, but no matter what that system is, there is only one truth.  It really doesn’t matter what we think we believe, all that matters is the truth.  Truth is not what we make it; truth exists beyond our reality.  Truth is eternal, unwavering and unchanging.

Don’t rely so much on your own understanding.  Seek truth, and when you find Him, the truth will set you free.


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