The Strength of Humility and Surrender
Recently, I was considering the reasons people give for rejecting religion, specifically Christianity. A pretty common refrain seems to be that most do not want their actions forbidden arbitrarily just because a council that happened hundreds of years ago decided that God did not want people to act in a certain way. Indeed, if viewed in a purely secular light, the fact that we Christians behave as we do, in conformity to established Christian morality, seems pretty ridiculous. We do what we do because, according to our viewpoint, Christ commanded certain precepts to be obeyed.
But on what basis do we