An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Choice Cuts

(Proverbs 1:15 KJV)  My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:

You have choices to make today.  Some have no consequences.  What kind of bread do I want for breakfast?  Do I want light roast, dark roast or the flavored coffee offered?  Others are super obvious.  Do I turn right to get to work?  Others are a bit more difficult because we are surrounded by others and influenced by them.  Should I answer my cell phone on the freeway?  Should I race to cut off that other car?  Should I wear this piece of clothing that makes me look sexy? 

Now I am meddling.  Take our clothing as an example of choice.  What are the standards by which we make our purchases?  What are the desired effects we want to create today?  Do I want a power tie?  Do I want to show cleavage?  Am I confused over which question applies to me?

So?  You need to know if you are serving a holy God or a hedonistic culture.  You need to know if your desire is to “walk in the way” of the saint or the secularist.  Choices, choices. 

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