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, October 11, 2015

Fulfilling Your Dreams

(Proverbs 11:27 KJV)  He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

In another context I just wrote, “You get what you pay for.”  As I look at this I could spin off from that, “You got what you looked for.”  Two different verbs are used here.  Both have the idea that you are looking for something.  Have you ever known someone with a chip on their shoulder?  Have you ever accused someone of being a Pollyanna?  Can you tell an optimist from a pessimist.  Do you have the discernment to tell a pessimist from a realist?

You have a schedule for the day.  It may be so simple that you don’t even need to think about it or do any conscious planning.  You may be in a rut.  You may also need to carefully steward each moment so that you can achieve well thought out goals.  Either way the same question should be in front of you, is your goal “good” (2896b) or “mischief” (evil NASB) (7463a).  Are you part of the problem or part of the solution?  It makes a difference where you want to go and how you plan to achieve it.

So?  Again I remind you that evil exists.  I would urge you to not support its agenda.  Sometimes we support it by doing nothing or not thinking about what we do.  In extreme cases we actually are on board.  Think about the consequences. 

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