In Colossians 2:8-10, Paul wrote "See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which
depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ. For in Christ all the fullness of
the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority."
school and college, we are bombarded on every side by supposed 'facts' that are directly in conflict with what the Bible says.
One of the biggest areas we see this in, is the teaching of evolution, but this is not the only focus the enemy has used to
challenge God's Word. We see in Genesis that the first thing the devil says to Eve in order to deceive and tempt her was "Did
God really say..." (Genesis 3:10). He twists God's Word so that it sounds narrow-minded to be utterly convinced that it's
truth in all perfection. However, our societies are plain examples of how, by not taking God's word as absolute, the demise
of this world has taken place. It's time to take a stand and refuse to be wishy-washy in our convictions about God.
Not only are we being ripped off by failing to stand by God's Word, but it is also utterly conceited for man to
think that human wisdom is above God's, when all of our wisdom comes from Him in the first place (verse 36)! The wisdom of
Almighty God far surpasses even the questions of any philosopher (verses 19-20). How He must laugh at the wisdom of man, when
His wisdom is pure and infinite. Any wisdom that we can have is at most a reflection of a part of God's wisdom, and all foolishness
in comparison to His wisdom, in which He is perfect.
God's wisdom is the root to all truth, and by not adhering to
God's Word as absolute, we are on a gradual slope to atheism. This is because in saying that God isn't responsible for Creation
and all his works, His wisdom and sovereignty are nullified. Therefore, let's not be ripped off by the limited and contaminated
wisdom of man, but let's stick to the Word of God and encourage other Christians around us in these areas - as any unified
"Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful...Let us not give up
meeting together as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another - and all the more as we see the Day
approaching." (Hebrews 10:23,25)