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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.