When I was in school the acceptable way to acknowledge that you knew the answer to a question asked was to raise your hand.  There were some who never raised their hand and some who always raised their hand.  The ones who never raised their hand were not people who didn’t necessarily know the answer but for whatever reason just chose to not participate.  Some who raised their hand soon found that the answer they gave was sometimes wrong.

My personal favorite question to ask is why?  It’s the most frequent question I ask myself.  Why?  Why is that right?  Why is that wrong?  A need to know is an unsatiable passion within me.  I’ve never been able to just settle for not knowing.  Countless times I’ve asked questions and the answer I received was I don’t know.  Just as often I’ve asked a question and received an answer that I accepted later to realize the answer I was given proved to be incorrect.  More times than even those I’ve answered questions myself and been wrong and it was those times that added fuel to the flame of my desire to know with assurance.

I have a need to be right…a desire to know so I love learning.  The more I learn the more I want to learn.  So I dig all the time into tons of information and facts.  Once I’ve got the well dug I sit down beside it and just ponder it all over and over.  I’m not naive to think that I can ever know it all for if I could retain every piece of data in this whole world inside my brain then even before I could take my next breath the data would change or new data would be presented.

Still that knowledge does not deter me even though the overload of facts can make one certainly weary.  But then I discovered Truth.  The ulimate absolute Truth.  Truth sits on top of the well of all my facts and bids me Come.  Truth honors my thirst for knowledge…Truth excels  over simple facts that can be right or wrong.  Truth forbids private interpretation but welcomes those with an ear to hear the revelation.

Revelation of Truth

Seeking the Truth rather than just debating what’s right or wrong.

Ecc 12:1  Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
Ecc 12:2  While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:
Ecc 12:3  In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,
Ecc 12:4  And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low;
Ecc 12:5  Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
Ecc 12:6  Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
Ecc 12:7  Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Ecc 12:8  Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity.
Ecc 12:9  And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
Ecc 12:10  The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.
Ecc 12:11  The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
Ecc 12:12  And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Ecc 12:13  Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
Ecc 12:14  For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

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