The early church leaders repeatedly warned us about about deception. Jesus Himself warned that deception would be so cleverly concealed in our time that even the elect could fall prey to it. Can we treat those warnings lightly? Can we brush them off, assuming we are above deception and can instinctively discern good from evil? The good news is that God is not trying to hide His best from us. He’s not in the business of pulling shades over our eyes. He promises that those who seek will find. If we commit to the journey of seeking truth, we will not be duped by its counterfeit. The question is, will we look to the Source of truth, or will we settle for a superficial knowledge of God and His good will?
“Father, in Jesus’s name, open our eyes, ears, and heart to see, hear, and perceive what is truly good in Your eyes. Amen.”