Right Answers, Right Questions
To get the right answers, you must raise the right questions.
Who? The question of identity, true self.
What? Words, actions that declare true self, the way we insert, present ourselves to others.
When? One’s time, length of days.
Where? One’s place, context, reality that surrounds you.
Why? Purpose, call, what truly transcends one’s place, time, words, action, self, eternal.
These questions can be put to the command, You shall love the Lord your Creator with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and you shall love your neighbor as you love your true self.
Ask, ponder the five questions to form your answers regarding, who, what, when, where, why for your true answers for God?
Same five questions to form your true answers to who, what, when, where, why for your neighbor?
Same five questions to form your answers to who, what, when, where, why you are?
Same five questions to form your/our answer to who, what, when, where, why we are a church?
Also works if you raise these questions for, the world our home, nations and peoples of the world, our own country, our form of government, representative democracy, elected officials from the President to local officials, to the work of our hands, the economy and stewardship of resources, and for that matter, for “all things that live and move and have their being.”
Might want to keep in mind a few other good words; “God has shown you, O Mortal, and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with the Lord.”
I appeal to you my sisters and brothers, by the tender mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your minds, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good, right, and perfect.
“You shall know the truth and the truth shall set your free.”
It all starts with the question Jesus asks his followers; Who do you say that I am?