Cumberland Times-News

Editorials

April 10, 2013

Wisdom of God is wiser than any of the world’s geniuses

 I am ashamed to say that I live in Maryland. Gov. Martin O’Malley has determined that man’s wisdom is wiser than God’s. That his authority supercedes God’s.

I know the left is running the government and are bent on removing God from life as I know it for my 82 years.

 Bill O’Reilly, who is a genius, said all Christians have is the Bible. What else do we need, when there is nothing new under the sun that’s not found in the Bible?

 The Bible tells how life begins and ends and all the in between. It describes in 2 Timothy what conditions will be like in last days. I challenge all to read the chapter of 2 Timothy 3:1-7 and say that’s not accurate.

The problem with government today is they no longer know or use the Bible as most of our founding fathers read and applied much of the wisdom of God.

 Many use the excuse that men wrote the Bible. II Peter 1:20, 21 says men were not writing there own opinions, but what God gave them to write.

 My confidence in the word of God is wiser than any so called genius of this world. Yes, all we have is the Bible. Really, that is all we need.

Bill Larry

Cumberland

 

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