The Bible and the Transitive Property of Equality is a relationship that is so ignored by most Christians today. I know your eyebrows are raised, mouth and lips forming a circle and saying what! Since when did our mighty creator ask us to stop using the logic and principles that HE created? Why is it that when we read the bible we are to drop logic and all other correlations of algebra and mathematics? Do we disengage our brain to read the bible or should we read using what we have learned?
I believe that we are commanded to gain wisdom, knowledge and understanding in all that we do. We have been given the blessings of a sound mind and good knowledge from the Word of YHVH (the LORD). Wisdom is given freely just as stated in James:
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. (Jam 1:5 KJV)
Understanding comes from practical application, just as we all did in science class. James also speaks of this telling us to not just be hearers of the word (knowledge) but to be doers of the work (understanding) in our lives. Continue Reading →