I had a chance to visit a southern part of China because a company wanted a group of us to go teach there. The company was very successful. As I talked with the students, and asked them why the company was so successful, they stated it was due to Buddha and what he had done for them. They were so appreciative of what Buddha had done for them that they built a temple inside their company building so that they could worship him. As I went throughout the town, I noticed that altars for Buddha were in stores, shops, and a lot of places. I was amazed at the honor they gave their god for what they believed he had done for them. When I got back to the United States, I noticed in Chinese restaurants that they did this as well. There is typically a little Buddha with a red background and some food around him.
As a believer in whatever faith you may have, do you give credit where you should?
For me I have two thoughts on this:
First, God teaches me that no other God is to be worshiped other than the one and only God. This excludes any and every God. “You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:3(NIV)
Second, I should: Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 5:16-18(NIV)
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