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How little the 'mighty' understand the Almighty

Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and render unto God the things that are bigly. — Lane Kisonak (@lanekisonak) February 1, 2016
Striking in this account (the text and video below) is the obvious: How little the religious leaders of His day did those who opposed Jesus understand His mission and Gospel?  Advance forward to our time and we also see deep-seated ignorance of Christianity on the part of many political leaders who would profess faith and belief (per the tweet at the top of this post).

LUKE 20:20-2620 Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be sincere. They hoped to catch Jesus in something he said, so that they might hand him over to the power and authority of the governor. 21 So the spies questioned him: “Teacher, we know that you speak and teach what is right, and that you do not show partiality but teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. 22 Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” 2…

This Changes Everything

Prayer is a process of recognizing God's power and plan for our lives. David McCasland — Dalis Winter (@DalisWinter) February 1, 2016
SourceDAVID McCASLAND writes, " 'To err is human; to forgive, divine.' - Alexander Pope … Like many people, when I read a newspaper or magazine I notice the misteaks in grammar and spelling. (You saw that, didn’t you!) I’m not trying to find errors; they leap off the page at me! My usual reaction is to criticize the publication and the people who produce it.

“Why don’t they use ‘spell check’ or hire a proofreader?” "You may have a similar experience in your area of expertise. It seems that often, the more we know about something, the more judgmental we become over mistakes. It can infect our relationships with people as well.

 "Yet Philippians 1:9 expresses a different approach. Paul wrote, “And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment.” God’s plan …

Thank God for search engine clarity (what?)

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” ~ SOURCE? — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) February 1, 2016 Yes, of course, millions have quoted the above and even many credible sources like the one from which this tweet is re-published.  But, what does that source think about the following retort? Hopefully, the response does not invoke anger.

“I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha!” ~ REAL SOURCE : — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) February 1, 2016

VIDEO SOURCE : How To Control Anger - Handle your anger once and for all by understanding its root cause, and using these techniques.