References: Daniel 3"Toleration" means that you must accept all morals and spiritual viewpoints as equally valid. To actually believe that you are connected with the ultimate God who is there is the height of arrogance and pride. Apply this kind of thinking to the fiery furnace account in Daniel 3. Is it a progressive, contextualized understanding of how things have changed to go ahead and bow before Nebuchadnezzar's god, especially when you consider that the Temple in Jerusalem has just been burned to the ground and Babylon now rules the world? Listen and learn from Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Dads—we all want to be good fathers and raise good kids, but was this the goal of the first father? Think the Bible is a book about idealistic morality and goody- goody religion? It’s time to get serious about the real truth. If God's purpose was to tell a story of good fathers and good kids, then most of the Old Testament has to be thrown out. It's time to read again and discover what real fathers aim at –fathers like Adam, Noah, Abraham, Jacob, Judah, Moses, and most of all God.
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