Can an imaginary story convey a worldly truth? Which is more important: the details of a story, or the moral of the story? Is the moral of the story a higher truth?
The Holy Spirit directed these words to all humanity, universally, because these words convey the good news, the evangel, of God, and apply to the whole world.
We are not to think that God holds us in special esteem, because thinking this way feeds our ego.
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How can the church be One in a divided world?
God wants feisty followers who aren’t afraid to wrestle with Him and wrestle out loud with our faith and doubts.
There is a striking similarity between Solomon’s wisdom and AI. Both are thought to be the greatest wisdom/knowledge in the world, the greatest knowledge of the world.
But it’s a field of wheat with some weeds, not a field of weeds with some wheat.
Any farmer worth his salt, would say that he was careless, sloppy, even dumb, sowing as he did. That’s just not the way any competent farmer would sow seed.
And just like you can’t just decide to like some food that you can’t stand, you can’t just decide to like what God likes.