I have a question


What is the difference between God and God … Jesus and Jesus … Love and Love … preaching and preaching … denomination and denomination … Faith and Faith?

What is the same between God and God … Jesus and Jesus … Love and Love … preaching and preaching … denomination and denomination … Faith and Faith?

I have a question.

I hope you do too.

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6 thoughts on “I have a question

  1. Lol…just had this conversation with a lady I met today. You know what I told her? After sharing with her a few doctrinal differences between the denomination she attends and mine, I said its kind of like ice cream. There are lots of different favors- go where the Holy Spirit leads you. (My favorite flavor, by the way, is mint chocolate chip!!)

    • What a lovely comparison! I was at a “churches of (hometown) fun day” yesterday – an annual day where all the churches join and put on a “fete” – all the stalls are free (other than drinks and food). We had several similar conversations (without comparing differences): many denominations and labels – all just “One God”!

  2. Here’s my thought, as short as I can make it (and without standing on my soap box, kneeling as low as I possibly can). The answer was in the homily today. We use the bible to suit our own needs. Depending on our stage in life or place in life or mindset or denomination is how we approach the bible. If we don’t abandon those thing before we come to the throne of grace, we will see our truth rather than His. I try my very best to always be open to the Holy Spirit’s leading. In the back of my mind to humble myself I always say, “I could be wrong.” That way when I know in my spirit that something is not quite right, not the truth, I keep chasing God until I find HIS truth. It’s funny as a Catholic, the first thing I had other Christians tell me I was wrong and they were right. My Holy Spirit response was, “We can’t all be right.” Without my abandonment to the truth I would have never heard or known God’s plan over my life. And all of this was because of someone on the blogosphere who I I knew was full of the Holy Spirit, who I did not know but oddly trusted, who is not even a Catholic, put God before herself, sent me an email that was directly from the Holy Spirit and changed the course of my life forever.
    There is a wonderful quote that changed my life forever “If you want to be everything don’t wish to be anything.” I live by that now.
    Ok off my soapbox or kneeler 🙂

    • Hiya Melissa and thank you. I so love these statements. Each equally reversible, each equally applicable.
      “We use the bible to suit our own needs” and, He uses His Word to place the perfect map and compass for just where we are right then. Does it matter which?
      “We can’t all be right” and, he doesn’t ask us to be right, He’s asks us to love. Again, does it matter?
      “There is a wonderful quote that changed my life forever” and, He uses His Family to place the perfect map and compass for just where we are right then. How we get there? It doesn’t matter.
      “I could be wrong” – it doesn’t matter.
      We are talking about about the same God, same Love, same Living.

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