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Pastor Kimon on Foolishness, Noah & Hollywood

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Pastor Kimon Criner

“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. Where is the wise? Where is the disputer of this world? Hasn’t God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom didn’t know God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe,” (1 Corinthians 1:18-21).

These words by the Apostle Paul always make me hopeful as a Pastor, even to the point of feeling good about my future and myself.

The word “foolishness” sums up my life before I was born again. On April 1, 1973, I was delivered of seven demons, after which the Spirit of God came into me and gave me His eternal life. It has been a wild 41 years in God – with both good and bad, happy and sad, life and death, doing things right and doing things wrong – and yet, God has been true to His word all the time.

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