Don't Twist the Truth

Once the devil was walking along with one of his cohorts. They saw a man ahead of them pick up something shiny. “What did he find?” asked the cohort. 

“A piece of the truth,” the devil replied. 

“Doesn’t it bother you that he found a piece of the truth?” asked the cohort. 

“No,” said the devil, “I will see to it that he makes a religion out of it.”

Truth taken out of context and twisted is the basis for many false religions.

Source: Between Two Truths—Living with Biblical Tensions, Kyle Snodgrass
Submitted by the homiletics class of West Coast Baptist College

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