The Truth has set me Free

I have often wondered what is the meaning of the following bible verse: John 8:32: and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. (ESV) It seemed a very strange preposition. Know the truth, and the truth will set you free. If truth were a physical object, like a sword, I would have thought, it means, learn using the sword, and it will set you free. However, I thought, truth is just an abstract concept of mind. It has nothing to do with physical reality. So, it never did really register into my mind like it […]

A Life of Worship

Many-a-times I have asked myself this question. What does it mean to worship. I did a quick lookup in a dictionary and in it, to describe what is worship, words like love, admiration and devotion are used. All of these can are very interesting. If you have read my previous posts, you might know my semantic analysis of the different aspects of the subject matter and describing it’s inner working. However, I feel as if I were to do the same to this topic, I wouldn’t be doing justice to it. Such a discussion seems distant from the heart of […]

God, You and Your Influence

Just a few days ago, when I was outside my house under the light of a bulb, I noticed how perfectly this analogy can be used to describe our influence or our impact on this world. The illustration is really simple. The closer you are to the bulb, the bigger your shadow. The bulb symbolizes God, you are you and the shadow is your influence. So, the closer you are to God, the bigger impact you can make on this world. When I was thinking about the same, I thought, if this illustration is true, then maybe, to some extent, […]