Open Mindedness Quotes (213 quotes)
Shade of the Moriah Tree
Mar Posted by Shade of the Moriah Tree. And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual. The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. The world has managed to secularize the sacred where only God can qualify and equip for such a field. The interesting aspect came about when he mentioned his open-mindedness to accepting information from either the Quran or the Bible, at which point I had to strongly interject and explain that naturally he could never be open-minded about the Bible; it would make no difference, whatsoever, how broad-minded he would be in reading the Bible if God had not opened his mind to understand the Scriptures.
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I thought I had a pretty good idea of how God was going to comfort me, and encourage me to move on. In fact, I had already started out the conversation I would be having with my friend later in the day regarding this. - What does the Bible say about?
What does the Bible say about? Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,. To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. A Psalm of David.
Nov Posted by agapegeek. Knowing how the Bible is written and why it is written like it is helps us to better understand what is written. So continuing in this line of thought I want to address a key personal characteristic that will help you to increase your understanding. Reading and studying the Bible has to be done with an open mind.