Ear Plug News
Ear Plug News
By: Danny Wallace
In a general context, GOOD NEWS is; someone or something that is positive, encouraging, uplifting, desirable, or the like.
In a Christian context, GOOD NEWS is; the sacrifice of Jesus for the sins of the entire world, the restoration of everything, and everyone to God.
Bad news is a lot like bad cooking. If your mother and your grandmother couldn’t cook, you most likely wouldn’t know good food from bad food. I’ve known plenty of people whose mama couldn’t cook. However, to the contrary of this example, if your mother and grandmother could draw applause from Gordon Ramsey for their cooking skills, you know bad food. Not only that, you know mediocre, and even, “relatively close” to good food.
It is the same with Good News and Bad News. When we are raised on the Good News of Jesus, Bad News never makes it past our ears to flow from our tongues. When we are raised on the religious Bad News, bearing only the
The very reason so many people are “trying” to be positive is that they dine on negativity. It’s like spending three hours at the “all you can eat” buffet and “trying” to be skinny. It’s not going to happen. The moment a man tells you he is trying to speak positively, insert your earplugs and smile. Protect the friendship, while preserving the joy of your soul.