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, March 21, 2014

Getting Out of the Way

(Pro 21:16 KJV)  The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

The wandering spoken of here has an accountability to it.  At its root it means to err.  It is sometimes translated “stagger” and is associated with being drunk.  Sometime it refers to going morally astray.  We all err.  We all have sinned.  The goal is to live upright lives, above reproach.  That means that we are not satisfied with a staggering approach to life.  We are not going to settle for wandering around. 

God has given us a “way” (1870) of “understanding” (7919a).  If you have been paying attention at all you know the right path is not found in the newspaper, your favorite blog, Facebook, Twitter or any of the other sources of information that the masses frequent.  The treasure map is found in the Bible. 

So?  Had a bad day?  Wanting to avoid a bad day?  Start it at the source of understanding.  Don’t take my word for it, take His Word for it. 

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