Imagine a society that has reverence for God instead of being fearful of each other, and hating evil instead of those who think differently.
Self-control as God defines it begins with the pursuit of moral excellence. Regardless of personal faith convictions, It’s only when society pursues moral excellence, that it begins to contribute Intelligent solutions that work for everyone, instead of the current group-think that marginalizes and divides us.
(Adapted from 2 Peter 1:4-7) “For by these (glory and virtue) He has given to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them we may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in our faith supply moral excellence, and in our moral excellence, knowledge, and in our knowledge, self-control, and in our self-control, perseverance, and in our perseverance, godliness, and in our godliness, kindness, and in our kindness, love.”
I believe the only hope for a society to work together begins with the Pursuit of Moral Excellence. It is my conviction that the ultimate purpose of God is to bring the nations under the jurisdiction of Christ, the Prince of Peace, and the ruler of the nations (Psalm 22:28, Psalm 110:1-2, Isaiah 9:6-7, Ephesians 1:9-10).
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