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Matthew 28:16-17 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
Doubt is okay. Questions are good. Doubt is not the opposite of faith, and doubt cannot kill hope. Doubt is a useful emotion that triggers us to question and to be certain we are on the right path.
Think of doubt as a median strip. It is there to keep us from driving onto the wrong side of the highway. We use it to orient ourselves to others and to navigate the course of our travels.
When you doubt, seek wisdom. James tells us that the wisdom of God is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality or hypocrisy (James 3:17). That sort of wisdom will always lead us back to the face, hands, and feet of Jesus.
Today the Church remembers William Wilberforce, 1833.