Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Am I the Ignorant One?

"His disciples came and asked him, "Why do you always tell stories when you talk to the people?" 11 Then he explained to them, "You have been permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others have not. 12 To those who are open to my teaching, more understanding will be given, and they will have an abundance of knowledge. But to those who are not listening, even what they have will be taken away from them. 13 That is why I tell these stories, because people see what I do, but they don't really see. They hear what I say, but they don't really hear, and they don't understand." Matt: 13

God, in His mercy, extends knowledge to others. He is a gentleman, however, and will not push the hardened. In essence, He gives them the rope they will use to hang themselves. The real existence of Hell is the culmination of giving the hardened souls what they truly want- An eternity away from the God they detest.

As I read Camus and Sarte, I admire the strength. They plod on, and choose, without true hope. In the end, their only virtue is rigidity and powerful perseverence. That stiffness, obstinance, hardness, toughness, will shatter as the cornerstone of God falls on them and breaks them into fragments of anguish and loss. So sad the destruction.

The pliable and compliant, the humble and meek will mold around the cornerstone and find themselves fixed into the beautiful house of God.

Can you see what is going to happen? If your anger rises when you read my posts- If you bristle at these simple words- Prepare to be broken. I pray you will break yourself before God and throw yourself on His mercy while it still reamins.

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