Let Us Reason Together Part 16 – God Accepts the Humble but Shuns the Proud

by Mike Ratliff

Samekh. I hate the double-minded, but I love your law. You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word. Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God. Uphold me according to your promise, that I may live, and let me not be put to shame in my hope! Hold me up, that I may be safe and have regard for your statutes continually! You spurn all who go astray from your statutes, for their cunning is in vain. All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross, therefore I love your testimonies. My flesh trembles for fear of you, and I am afraid of your judgments. (Psalms 119:113-120)

As we saw in the lesson "Let Us Reason Together Part 7 – God Saves Us", there are really only two religions in the world. The first is God-based Christianity. The other includes all other religions in the world including all forms of Man-based Christianity. Man-based Christianity is heretical. What is the difference? All religions except God-based Christianity are false. The false religions' focus is on Man's performance in an attempt to do good works to attain salvation. Continue reading