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Cogitations 208

No one can comprehend the greatness of God. But know this: the greater God is, the greater are your sins against him.

God reveals truth by allowing it to happen.

Embracing the virtue of God brings it into you.

Good is not an intention, it is a result.

Freedom is the liberty to choose for yourself what risk you are willing to take. And there is no greater risk than surrendering your freedom in hope of avoiding risks.

The hope of coming to perfection lies not in perfection as much as forgiveness.

Socialism feeds its slaves to eat them.

Humanity’s default setting is selfishness.

Do not think with your emotions, set them before the seat of judgment.

The closer you get to perfection without God, the more like the Devil you are.

The greatest bigots in the world are those who would “purify” it.

Cogitations 207

Destruction
There is one who proudly comes in the name of the devil who brings Hell, but in terms of a destructive force, he is far less than the one who comes in the name of God and leads others there.

Truth is always true?
A deception compiled of truths is not necessarily true, being that it is incomplete; for truth is the sum of all factors.

True riches
All you can really take with you is not what you gather, but what you have given away.

The Elect
In this world the population votes for who will be “god”; in the world to come, God votes for who will be the population.

Cogitations 206

Nature
All of creation is a sermon of God.

Desolation
Though there be many in the congregation of the selfish, everyone is alone.

The means is the end
Embracing a lessor of two evils is making a down payment and procuring destruction on an installment plan.

Evil seeds
Where words of wrong long sojourn, actions will eventually follow.

Good slavery
It is your destiny is to become a prisoner, therefore pray you are captured by the truth.

Deceit
The greatest lies are facts, just not all of them.

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Sowing & reaping
Natural consequences are part of the judicial branch serving God.

Convincing
Sometimes “proof” depends more upon the recipient than the evidence.

Winning a defeat
The sacrifice of morality to embrace evil in order to defeat another evil ensures a victory for evil.

Moral courage
Faith is to always choose what you know is right, even when not knowing where it will take you; yet, doing so regardless, because you do know who you want to be whenever you get there.

Victory
There is only one way to lose a moral battle; it is called surrender.

Hindsight & blindsight
As time turned them into history, many who were deemed wise became fools, and many who were deemed fools became wise.

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Lies
Where no morsel is the trap remains empty; so it is with the deceiver and the deceived.

Truth
Reality happens.

Destruction
A society with vices is not destroyed by vices in contempt, but by its vices normalized.

Ruler of the soul
Where faith falters, fear resides and pragmatism becomes the king.

A little leaven
One sin is the door to all others.

Modern “education”
Why pay for college when you can be a fool for free?

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Prey
The lion in pursuit is fixated not upon the strong, but on those lagging behind; so is weakness an invitation to those who devour others to fill themselves.

Root of Destitution
Selfishness is a robber, which though it heartlessly deprives others, also robs those who harbor it of any goodness they may have found in sacrifice.

Following Dreams
Dreams void of reality possess no virtue and will rob you of truth.  Indeed, even if attained, they are still but dreams, destined only to be disrupted by reality.

Faith, Knowledge, and God
Faith that is true is knowledge. Faith that is true has the same virtue, and in some instances, more virtue than those things that are undeniably evident. True faith is the true knowledge of God.

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Reality
Absent truth and honesty, true intelligence does not exist.

Redemption
To deliver another is to rescue yourself.

Appreciation
Great hunger is a good chef.

Two Edged Sword
Beware of solutions, they often pose more dangers than the problems.

Lex Rex
The underlying purpose of a good law is greater than the law itself, and in circumstances causing conflict between the two is to be regarded as the true law.

Deceiver
An enemy who tells much of the truth is a greater danger than an enemy who uncontrollably lies.

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Willingly ignorant
The chains of ignorance the fool cannot break, the would be intellectual makes even stronger.

Stronger
Though the truth be lost in a sea of lies, it cries above their waves.

Tempered
Both he who is ever angry, and he who is never angry, are together fools.

Reality
A faith that is true, is knowledge, and possesses all the virtues, and more.

Fellow travelers
Reason never travels alone; it is always accompanied by an ideology; and the redeeming virtue of good reasoning is faith founded upon truth.

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Clone Antagonism
It is common that those faults which we tolerate in ourselves are the ones we tolerate the least in others.

Evidence of knowledge
A relevant question contains more knowledge than a wrong answer.

Eternity
If you wish to be in the non-smoking section in the afterlife, you make reservations in advance.

Religion of Lies
Belief in any lie is based upon faith. How can it be otherwise seeing a lie is not true? Indeed, for it is only possible to reject the truth by faith.

The End is Near
The very last preachers of doom will be ones that finally get it right.

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Shadowy Partner
Hatred is the shadow of pride when light shines upon it.

Mixed Blessings
With exceptional gifts comes great responsibility and exceptional dangers.

Elitist mindset
Feed the dogs and they will follow you.

Hidden Gifts
Many things that God desires you to have, he will hide in front of your eyes.

Opposite of Love
The opposite of love is not hate, it is selfishness. Self absorbance was Lucifer’s downfall. Hatred followed. Selfishness is the seed of all evil; hatred, pride, and all other vices are fruits. For without selfishness, there would hardly be any reason to hate, envy, or covet.