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2019Q2 - Lesson 1 - The Rhythms of Life - Philosophy, Relationships, and The Bible
Seasons of Life
2019Q2 – Lesson 1: The Rhythms of Life
Today we start a new Adventist Reflection series on Family Seasons.
I am excited about this series because here we will have much insight into what’s God’s counsel on how to relate to one another.
Greek Philosopher Aristotle said that we, humans are “zoon politikon” - which translates as being political animals or social animals. This interests me, because, well, he was half right… we are indeed intended to be social, but we are by no means animals. This concept was later utilised somehow by Plato although not as directly seen. For Plato, we are humans who inspire each other in soul and mind, and for Him this was a concept that defines love… Both of these philosophers had one thing in common, and many others join their view, we are social beings, that have some level of interdependency, and who thrive better when engaging in healthier levels of relationships.
“For I am certain of this very thing, that he by whom the good work was started in you will make it complete till the day of Jesus Christ”...
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