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.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Avoid Motion Sickness

(Proverbs 22:18 KJV)  For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

This is a continuation of the previous verse.  We are talking about listening to the wisdom that others share and thinking about it.  Now we have a promise.

Owning God’s word will present a “pleasant” (5273a) inner sense of right.  It starts there.  When you are walking with an awareness that there is an almighty God in charge and that there are some things that are right and some things are wrong, you have an anchor that gives stability.  I was on a big ship once.  I did not get sea-sick at all.  Why?  Because buried deep down in that giant piece of metal was a type of gyroscope that kept the ship on an even keel.  I am sure that there were other technological innovations that added to the stability and helped keep us on course.  The results?  We were not caused distress because of all the waves and currents.

So?  Life has cross currents, earthquakes and distress.  We can’t avoid them.  What we can have is an inner stability that comes from knowing the eternal Person and eternal truth. 

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