An author by the name of Tom Hopkins teaches that people make decisions based on emotions and then use reason and logic to defend their decisions. I have spent over forty years trying to get people to make decisions based on truth. The Bible teaches that Jesus is the truth (John 14:6) and that the Bible is the truth (John 17:17). I have gotten very few decisions and I have said thousands of time about what people did — “that doesn’t make any sense.” The reason it did not make sense is that the decision was based on emotions and not on reason. Even though it is probably true that people make most decisions based on emotions, I have decided to keep trying to get people to make decisions based on truth. I would probably be more effective if I told tearing jerking sob stories but I have decided to keep preaching and teaching the truth about Jesus from the Bible. I have decided to try to convince people to follow the Bible alone as their final authority in all matters related to faith and practice. A secular author, by the name of Robert Ringer teaches that we should learn to love truth rather than trying to make true what we love. Jesus said “you will know the truth and the truth will make you free” (John 8:32). Base you decisions on the Bible not on your emotions. 

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