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John 10: 27 My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. (NKJV)

Sunday, June 12, 2011

The creature is not independent of the Creator.

Identity, Self conception, interpretation, unique perspective.

Patterns of behavior are a result of who we perceive ourselves to be, our identity. Our conception of self is derived from how we interpret our unique perspective that exists in the now but...

A natural man, yes I am, that broke free from the "cycle" of deception. Ill equipped to face the challenge of condemnation or exaltation, how do I train up a son in the way that he should go.

The truth shall set you free!

Deception is the norm. Make believe is entertainment's offering of "distraction" to all our perspectives. How can I discern the truth in what I perceive?

Conception: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.

Self conception: who you think you are derived from past instances that formed an identity.

What is a "fact"? Is it a statement of action or an observance of state? The statement, "The earth is third rock from the sun" is true for now. So is a "fact" something that is an observed truth at a given moment? Or is "Observed State" a recognition of the fact of determinism?

Is our interpretation of our unique perspective a reliable foundation to base all our choices and decisions?



Do we have a clear understanding of how, what we decide, will propagate forward?


Do we have it in our capacity to comprehend reality's nature and the influence our free will has on the circumstance made available to others that experience that influence?


The answer to these questions make me think, "Oh crap!".

But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

One day exists in the "Now" of God's presence. What is "Now"?

It is the dynamic interaction of all that exists. Reality? Incomprehensible!

We see a fraction and can only comprehend the infinitesimal and in our pride we proclaim understanding.

The question is, "Do we understand how lost we are?"

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