The Narrow Path

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“Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong” (Exodus 23:16).  Instead, “enter the narrow gate,” (Matthew 7:13). Become autonomous thinkers. Reason independently from others! “The simple man believes anything but a prudent man gives thought to his steps,” (Proverbs 14:15).

The same applies to women, all people, every color and creed. Use logic, forming conclusions based only on fact. Challenge any inaccuracies. Never use the words, “all, most, always, must, necessary,” unless definitively proven true. Avoid confusing probable with possible.

The-Narrow-PathToo often people conflate the two terms, assuming a synonymous relationship where none exists. “Do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature,” (Galatians 5:13). Remove all prejudices! “Do not pervert justice,” as our federal government with its sordid, socialistic policies by, “showing partiality to the poor,” (Leviticus 19:15).

Likewise, show no favoritism toward elitist corporate bureaucrats, i.e., Walmart, which aggrandize avariciously from debauchery, exploiting illegal immigrants as cheap labor. [1] Such pride, “goes before destruction,” (Proverbs 16:18).  Whatever happened to “No taxation without Representation”? Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s,” without destroying the firm, formidable foundation of a sovereign nation, built by God in whom we trust (Matthew 22:21). “A proper time & procedure” applies for every matter (Ecclesiastes 8:6). Resist all factions (Galatians 5:20)!  Instead, “let us reason together, without partiality, but teach according to the truth (Isaiah 1:18; Luke 20:21). Stop trying to “clean the outside” like superficial sycophant suck-ups seeking ingratiation with fawning flattery (Luke 11:39)! Rather, remove the plank from your own eye before judging a speck in another (Matthew 7:5).

Circumvent hypocrisy. First look inside yourself. Detoxify from all malevolence & malfeasance. Eradicate your impurities. Not a “righteous person,” walks the Earth and never sins (Ecclesiastes 7:20). Emancipate yourself! “Rejoice always, & again I say, rejoice,” (Philippians 4:4)! Celebrate your Liberation!  Live the prayer (1 Thessalonians 5:16). !! Just travel the narrow way. Enter that narrow path; follow the higher realms. Store not treasures on Earth but keep your eyes affixed to the eternal Spirit within you (Luke 17:21). Refrain from all avarice & malice. Find the narrow path toward higher reasoning & righteousness. Embrace wisdom!  “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid,” (Proverbs 12:1). Do not doom yourself as the recalcitrant recidivist to repeating history. Reform culpability. Stand tall, fear extinguished, faith distinguished! Shield yourself from every iniquity (Ephesians 6:16). Learn from the Wise. Choose Christ!! Enter that gate, as your fate, my son, the narrow path of liberty which leads to life!

[1]
Bloomberg Businessweek Companies & Industries, Berfield, Susan, “Are American Taxpayers Subsidizing Walmart’s Low Wages?” , June 3, 2013;
CBS News, Associated Press, “Walmart Mops Up Immigrant Flap,” , February 11, 2009.
4 Comments
  1. CarlaRss says

    The reasoning is sound, but you gotta believe.
    Interesting article.

  2. CarlaRss says

    I read your “Write an Argument Paper Using Logic” I really liked that!
    https://angiesdiary.com/articles/write-an-argument-paper-using-logic/
    Cheers, Carla

  3. Michael W Staib says

    Carla, my apologies for not reciprocating your alacrity in this unreasonably unseasonable reply—slightly more than 2 years overdue. Thank you so much! All the highest of blessings to you always in Jesus’ name, Michael

  4. Michael W Staib says

    Thank you, always, dearest Angie, for publishing my writings! Michael

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