Showing posts from February, 2018

Who Art Thou...?

"But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart."1 Samuel 16:7 God told Samuel not to judge who should be king based on his countenance – which would include his facial expression, his behavior, composure, self-control, because man can’t tell what is in the man’s heart – but God can.
As a Christian, I believe the Bible, and I believe that I will do well to follow the teachings of the Bible.The Bible is my standard.Because of that, I have chosen to dress a certain way (modestly, gender specific), I strive to love and forgive, I read my Bible and pray daily; but…those things don’t make me a Christian.In many cases they don’t even necessarily show that I am a born-again believer. I am afraid that in our zeal to please God by doing, we have without realizing it, portrayed the importance of the …