“Therefore be followers of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling aroma.” Ephesians 5:1-2.
The framework of this post comes from a book titled, “The Timetables of History”, by Bernard Grun, published by Simon and Schuster. Some of this framework has been fleshed out to help the reader understand the content easier.
The above book quotes Henry David Thoreau (whom they refer to as an American philosopher-idler) as saying: “Time is but the stream I go fishing in.”
“These six things the Lord hates, yes, seven are an abomination to Him: a proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift in running to evil, a false witness who speaks lies, and one who sows discord among brethren.” Proverbs 6:16-19.
This second of two posts is in response to a question that came out of a prior post, dated 12-7-15, “Long Division”.
In a brief discussion about the Inquisition the statement was made:
“The Inquisition began circa 1100 but did not reach its height of cruelty until it was established in 1229 A.D. and was in force about 600 years, and still exists on paper since 1965 under a new name, waiting to be used again.”