We Can Fool People, But We Can't Fool God

Written by Leland Ping on Jan 25, 2015

It’s possible that we can live our entire lives and make it so that others never really know who we truly are, what we really believe, or how we actually think. In fact, we’re likely happy that our friends don't have complete and unfettered access to our brains wherein our past mistakes and dark secrets could be made known. God, however, sees all t...

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Being Religious is Good, But...

Written by Leland Ping on Jan 19, 2015

By in large, most of the people that we work with, go to school with, and generally interact with are “good” people. Most of us probably don’t make it a habit to voluntarily subject ourselves to crowds of mean-spirited, dishonest, crude, and downright discouraging men and women. The chances are high that many of the people we are around are “religi...

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The Results of Our Diligence

Written by Leland Ping on Jan 19, 2015

To be diligent, by definition, is to make a "constant and earnest effort to accomplish" a particular task or tasks. The apostle Peter wrote, "be even more diligent to make your call and election sure" (II Peter 1:10). Throughout the scriptures, the Holy Spirit describes those who follow the Creator as the "elect" or chosen of God. In this passage, ...

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