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.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sow What You Have Gathered

(Proverbs 21:22 KJV)  A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

What is the purpose of the wisdom that we are gathering?  Why do we study the word and meditate on the meaning of scripture?  Why memorize Bible verses?  One obvious and vital reason is so that we can walk upright.  We need to know what God expects from us so we can live in obedience. 

But there is more.

We are supposed to be preparing ourselves to address the foolish walls that are being built by the pagans and pseudo-Christians in our society.  There are many examples.  Many churches are denying the divinity of Christ.  So does our pagan society.  Many ministers will say they don’t really believe in the physical resurrection of Jesus.  Neither do the pagans in control of education.  Pulpits are asking what is wrong with a homosexual relationship if they really love each other.  So are our pagan newspapers. 

God does not take polls and decide what the standard for the day is.  They are eternal.  We should know them.  We should quietly declare truth when we run into the walls of the devil.

So?  You have studied.  You know truth.  Don’t be afraid to apply it.  We are in a battle and we need to be living “Onward, Christian Soldiers.”