Reblog from 8/17/20
“See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.” (Colossians 2:8, NIV 1984).
My Musings – My pastor’s sermon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxT73SFv-7Y) this morning concerned the importance of having and sharpening a Christian worldview, using the above text as a springboard. There are a lot of deceptively attractive philosophies competing for our allegiance. But anything based upon human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather on Christ are more than hollow. They can lead us astray, take our belief system captive and “shipwreck” our faith. There is a roaring lion behind anything that is contrary to the Word of God. But before we had “fake” news we had people distorting the Word of God. I wrote about the itching ears yesterday, and we must guard against this “inner ear…
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