Avoiding Capture

The Brew Is A Musing

Don’t let anyone capture you with empty philosophies and high-sounding nonsense that come from human thinking and from the spiritual powers of this world, rather than from Christ.   (Colossians 2:8, NLT 2015). 

My Musings – This is from Paul’s letter, written to the church in Colossae somewhere between A.D. 60-64.  He may as well be writing to any church today.  Who says that the Bible is no longer relevant? 

We are a culture that is increasingly being taken with “empty philosophies and high-sounding nonsense.”   We must be very careful when our source is other “than from Christ.”  Like the men of Athens, we spend way too much time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest ideas,” (Acts 17:21, NIV 1984), that all too often are contrary to the “God-breathed” Word of God.  And before we know it, we have been taken captive…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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