We have all been reared with the modern concept that in religious matters a man should be governed primarily by what HE thinks. "AFTER years of study and prayer, Mr. Armstrong has come to see that this is binding on us today," I said to Mr. Brown. "The Bible reveals it, and as Christians we must obey." "Well, here's the way I look at it," he began, and then continued to give his personal opinion based on human reason with very little knowledge of the Bible to guide him. As a minister of Jesus Christ, I was trying to show him - not my will - but GOD'S will. I was proving my points right out of God's word. I I had mentioned the opinion and belief of Mr. Armstrong to show that a more experienced servant of the true God was persuaded of this same truth. Was Mr. Brown impressed? Not at all. On the contrary, he proceeded to put his human reason and "feeling" on the same plane as our studied belief on God's word. In his own mind, Mr. Brown reasoned that his opinion was just as good as our opinion.
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