- By Sakshi Times
- Published 08/11/2008
Sakshi Times www.sakshitimes.com is the official website of Sakshi: An Apologetics Network in India. Sakshi conducts open forums, issue based seminars and region specific trainings in apologetics. A witness in a court of law takes an oath to “speak the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” It is an incredible claim especially given the universal human fondness for half-truths and untruths. And yet it is a positive admission that in a culture of suspicion and deceit, the truth may still be known. What is Sakshitimes? Sakshitimes.com (“Sakshi” means “a witness” in many Indian languages) is a website which serves as a platform for those committed to exploring and testifying to the truth encountered in various arenas of life. We think that all truth ultimately leads us to God - The Infinite and Loving Creator and Sustainer of the universe.
At Sakshitimes.com we hold that this truth is revealed to us uniquely in the person of the one human being who claimed to be The Truth - Jesus Christ. We hold that some views are true and some views are false. With those who have views that conflict with ours, we are willing to hear and learn. We are willing to discuss, dialogue and debate with anyone who will be open to a free and fair interaction. There is much that we don’t know. We believe however, that what we do know is sufficient to enable human beings to find the meaning and purpose for our lives.
Through this website, we at Sakshitimes.com are committed to making truth known. This website contains articles by the “friends of Sakshitimes” from different parts of the world. Towards that end, we conduct dialogues, debates, discussions, open forums and other forms of interaction. Through these avenues we hope to facilitate the development of individuals and communities across the world so that they may be bold witnesses of and to the truth. We also recognize our limitations and the possibility that we might err. If anyone finds anything that is not truthful in our content or conduct, please feel free to let us know.
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BE NOT troubled about those who are with you or against you, but take care that God be with you in everything you do. Keep your conscience clear and God will protect you, for the malice of man cannot harm one whom God wishes to help. If you know how to suffer in silence, you will undoubtedly experience God's help. He knows when and how to deliver you; therefore, place yourself in His hands, for it is a divine prerogative to help men and free them from all distress.
It is often good for us to have others know our faults and rebuke them, for it gives us greater humility. When a man humbles himself because of his faults, he easily placates those about him and readily appeases those who are angry with him.
It is the humble man whom God protects and liberates; it is the humble whom He loves and consoles. To the humble He turns and upon them bestows great grace, that after their humiliation He may raise them up to glory. He reveals His secrets to the humble, and with kind invitation bids them come to Him. Thus, the humble man enjoys peace in the midst of many vexations, because his trust is in God, not in the world. Hence, you must not think that you have made any progress until you look upon yourself as inferior to all others.