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.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Supplemental Vitamins

(Proverbs 4:2 KJV)  For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.

We have had a hard time finding churches that are still teaching Biblical truth.  Most churches seem to be more concerned about being “user friendly” and tolerant than they are in saying “Thus saith the Lord.”  The problem is not in their official documents.  When I look at the Articles of Faith in my denomination I am reminded of why I became a part of it.  I don’t claim any special dispensation, but what those paragraphs say gives “good” (sound NASB) (2896a) “doctrine” (teaching NASB) (3948).  The problem is that the preachers and leader seem to have decided to “forsake” (abandon NASB) (5800a) the meaning of those words in order to avoid offending anyone.

I can still read and study on my own.  I still know the truth because I don’t depend on someone else for my daily bread.  God is capable of meeting us where we are.

So?  Make sure that what you are hearing is the full message of God.  If not, and there seems to be no place else to go, then take supplements just like you would if you were not getting the right food at the dinner table.  We are blessed with multiple translations and access to the wisdom of the saints through the years. 

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