True or False?

At school this week I had a remarkable conversation with a first grade student. "I'm not afraid of that!", John declared proudly as he pointed to a tiger on the worksheet. Then as he continued to color, he quietly confided in me, "You know what I am afraid of?  I am afraid of those people, they eat bugs!"  I could hardly contain my laughter.  This First grader was completely serious as he shared his fear with me.  Clearly he had some misconceptions about a certain people group, but nonetheless he was adamant about his beliefs.

How often have you held to a false belief? 

Growing up our parents told us many things, some were true and some mere misconceptions. I remember my mom telling me to NEVER run the hot water when the garbage disposal was on. "It will burn out the motor", she would remind me. For 45 years I never ran hot water when the disposal was on! 

One night after a meal with friends during the clean up, my friend ran the hot water, while the garbage disposal was on!!! I became very anxious and ran over to turn the water to cold.  I reiterated what I had been told by my mother.  Everyone began to laugh! Come to find out, I had clung to a false belief for 45 years!!!!!

 God's word tell us the things that we can truly put our trust in.

 Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.  John 14:1

  • Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Romans 12:9
  • All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.  2 Timothy 3:16-17

 Father reveal to us those things that are not true!  Focus us on your truth, your word! 

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