“So where does this leave the philosophers, the scholars, and the world’s brilliant debaters? God has made the wisdom of this world look foolish. Since God in his wisdom saw to it that the world would never know him through human wisdom, he has used our foolish preaching to save those who believe.” 1 Corinthians 1:20-21 (NLT)
Does God always approve of the rules of scholarship and education? You decide for yourself in the next few paragraphs.
How many sins have you accumulated so far in your life?
When your heart beats its last beat, how many sins will you have accumulated?
Let’s just make up a number.
893,497… (That’s a a lot of sin) Dreadful to think about it.
Let’s do a little Math…God’s way!
1 Savior dying for my ALL my sin and yours. (That’s a lot of sin on one person)
“He personally carried our sins
in his body on the cross
so that we can be dead to sin
and live for what is right.
By his wounds
you are healed.” — 1 Peter 2:24
So…according to the Bible…The math goes like this…
+ 1 Jesus on the Cross + 1 acceptance of Jesus as your Lord & Savior
= 0 sins
God’s forgiveness math breaks the laws of human wisdom.
God gets an F in math class today, but that means you get an A in life class.
Have you gone through Jesus and accepted your “A” that has been given to you.
Oh…let’s be sure of this…you didn’t earn that A. It is given to you. You don’t even have to cheat to get it. You just have to go through Jesus. He said, “I am the Way, the Truth and the Life…nobody get’s to the Father (Heaven) except through Me.”
Do God’s Math today. It’ll hurt your brain, but heal your heart!
Zero has a lot of meaning in the Spiritual world. Below is a definition and history of Zero from Wikipedia…
In 976 AD the Persian encyclopedist Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Khwarizmi, in his “Keys of the Sciences”, remarked that if, in a calculation, no number appears in the place of tens, then a little circle should be used “to keep the rows”. This circle was called (ṣifr, “empty”) in Arabic language. That was the earliest mention of the name ṣifr that eventually became zero.
Zero, nada, naught!
If God can break the rules of math and offer you TOTAL forgiveness…can you forgive yourself? Think about it…forgiveness prevents your offender from destroying your heart. (You can be your own offender.) God forgives you through Jesus when you go through Him. Make sure you forgive yourself too.
Don’t tell me God doesn’t love you. God IS love. There is no greater love than this, one who lays down their life for a friend.
All my sins. All your sins, plus Jesus on the Cross, equals zero.
That’s weird math.
To use Math terms…that’s “ABSOLUTE VALUE“!
We will never grasp God through human wisdom.
I’m so thankful for that truth.