Some verses I’ve been thinking about lately, or that describe what I’ve been thinking about.
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The first one to plead his cause seems right,
Until his neighbor comes and examines him.
See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.
I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes.
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.
For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
…but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good.
1 Thessalonians 5:21