The proof is in His presence

I grew up hearing the adage: “The proof is in the pudding.”

Not understanding what it meant, and frankly, not caring too much to figure it out, I remained ignorant to its point for, well, most of my life. It wasn’t until recently that I ever bothered to dig into the saying. You may very well be aware of this, but apparently this phrase is a modern adaptation of the adage: “The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”

Now, that makes a bit more sense. If you want to know what something tastes like, try it out. If you want to know what something looks like, check it out. If you want to know the meaning of something, unpack the details...dig into the pudding.

We are an inquisitive people. We like to know things. Whether those “things” amount to fact or fiction, we experience a sense of satisfaction to be in the know. But even more, being armed with data – having an arsenal of evidence – gives us confidence in our decision- making and security in our beliefs. Let’s face it, we like proof. We need proof. &nbsp;&nbsp;<ahref=""><spanstyl... 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.</span></a></p>


“Jesus did not simply die to save us from our sins; Jesus lived to save us from our sins. His life and teaching show us the way to liberation.” (Rachel Held Evans, Inspired, p. 155)