Seekers of Truth and those who have reached the Truth

Dan Wilkinson has written a post on the “Patheos” blog on January 9, 2014 titled “Creationist Ken Ham versus the Truth”; the post could be viewed by the viewers of Paarsurrey blog at the following link:
I have contributed many comments on the post; some of them have already been published in my blog “paarsurrey” together with the comments of those who have commented on my comments; yet more are given below for the benefit of the viewers of this blog and the public:

Nick Lotter @ allegro63

Isn’t defining the truth as narrowly as possible the whole point? Wouldn’t you want the truth made known as narrowly and accurately as possible, as opposed to as broad and open to wild interpretation as possible? Everybody applauds a man who says he’s a seeker of the truth, but if a man claims to have found it, everybody turns against him.

allegro63 Mod @ Nick Lotter

Mr. Ham and others of his way of thinking, don’t seek to strengthen anyone’s faith, instead they seek to define it in as narrow a parameter as they can make it, happily deeming that anyone who does not agree with their views as ungodly, not Christian, and apostate. Shoving people, figuratively or literally out of the church, is why people are leaving. Too many are being made to feel unwelcome, so they decide the hell with it, they don’t want us, we just won’t be here.

paarsurrey @ Nick Lotter

My comment is in no way related to what allegro63 has written above. I broadly agree with her.

@ Nick Lotter

I think there are two kinds of people.
Firstly those who are sincere in seeking the truth and keep their hearts and minds open to truth; they are firm on their present reasonable position yet are humble and inclined to accept the truth whenever and where-from it comes to them.
Secondly those who had found the truth; rather they continuously sought the truth with humbleness and openness till they reached the Truth; and the Truth lovingly embraced them, these persons are called righteous persons whom Truth selected as a role model for guidance to the first category:
[2:1] In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.
[2:2] Alif Lam Mim.
[2:3] This is a perfect Book; there is no doubt in it; it is a guidance for the righteous,
[2:4] Who believe in the unseen and observe Prayer, and spend out
of what We have provided for them;…

Both the categories of the persons are mentioned in the single Arabic word muttaqeen translated in English as righteous.
I don’t mean that Mr. Ham is in any way mentioned in these categories


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