Faith is not knowledge!

Faith is not the human act of merely consenting to theological knowldge but it is the divine act of submitting both our Intellect and Will to God's revelation. If the Intellect alone is employed, knowledge remains simply as true and good life-giving information. It does not transform our life nor does it give life. Faith without action is dead. Jam 2:26 Will is the faculty of the soul which seeks to love that which is known. And 'loving' is not simply liking the information but the act of becoming what we have come to know. In other words loving is to freely act upon the information in such a way that knowledge becomes a living experience. If I come to know that in order to sustain my life I must drink water and if I do not act on this information and drink water, this knowledge does not do me any good.  In order for my faith to be active and alive, my Will has to be in harmony with the Intellect. It also means both my Intellect and Will should be surrendered to God. The di

Sun of God

Imagine a life with no sun to light up our lives. Day and night does not make any difference. We grope in darkness with out a clue. We meet the wrong people, pick the wrong stuff, drink and eat wrong things. No imagination, no beauty, no colour what so ever. Our ultimate inventions are torch lights to powerful mercury lights and probably some instruments devised to navigate in darkness affordable only to the elite.

We get used to this darkness and this way of life with only diminished man made lights at our disposal. Everyone is convinced that this is The life and it is not logical to expect anything beyond this. The few who dare to foretell the possibility of an ultimate light are put to death by intellectuals. Some altered their eyes to extend the brains for increased grasp.

Imagine, one morning, Sun comes on in sheer brilliance and lights up the world!. What a shock and a surprise it would be for us to discover that one man had just turned on a switch and the mighty Sun lit up. And that this switch was deceitfully hidden from our access. And it existed all through these years. What a tragedy!. An era of deception exposed. We realize, we have been completely deceived by  the enemy in the absence of true light

Jesus said, I'm the Light of the World. If the light of Jesus is not in us, we are groping in pitch darkness. Without Him, we spend our life time only to own useless torches which fade out in no time. We assume we have made it but at the end wake up to sadly realize that we are deceived by the enemy. And are at a point where there is no undo.

Switch on the mighty sun of God and let Him shine our lives that we might see.


  1. :-) Indeed a tragedy of our times, we loose sight of the real son to be dazzled by the artificial "lights of this world and we think that is the ultimate prizes that we can get. The promised light slips into the forgotten recesses of our memories. And slowly it ceases to be even a distant memory.

    I wish I could keep the promise of the light of the world always in front of me so that I may never be attracted by the Lights of this world and know and use them as temporary aids that they are for navigating through this life, instead of them becoming the ultimate prizes of this life....

    Thanks jacob for the beautiful thoughts


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