To Gain Which Is Worth Having, It May Be Necessary to Lose Everything Else

Topics: God, Hera, Christianity Pages: 2 (921 words) Published: October 9, 2012
“To gain which is worth having, it may be necessary to lo lose everything else.” A quote by Bernadette Devlin, which as I understand means that sometimes In our life there will come a point that we lose everything that we think is of value to us in order to gain what’s really valuable. In the first book of The Heroes of Olympus “The Lost Hero” by Rick Roirdan the protagonist Jason Grace lost his memory but gained new ones that would benefit not only him but also his friends. In addition implying this quote in religion, as human nature we might think we know what’s good for us but God knows what’s best for us. There is a saying that “you can’t fill up a cup that is full because it would just over flow.” I agree on both this essay would show that the quote “To gain which is worth having, it may be necessary lose everything else.” By Bernadette Devlin means that sometime is our life we would lose everything we think is of value in order to gain what’s really important in our life. Implying this quote thru religion and my own personal experience, as I interpret it means that in our life we think what we have is really valuable. Base on religion it is human nature to think we know what’s good for us but the truth is God knows what’s ”Best” for us. How can he fill up our cup if it’s still full? God knows and want what’s best for us but in order for him to give this to us we must first surrender ourselves completely to him and let him have control of our life. As John chapter 3 verse 16 – 17 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.” Having said this in my own experience, what I thought was of value was being cool by and going to parties and cutting classes. But these actions had serious consequences that I didn’t think of at that...
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