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, March 29, 2018

Relative Tuning Is for Solos

(Proverbs 29:2 KJV)  When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

How do you determine righteousness and evil?  What are the measuring sticks.  They seem to be different for different groups.  Democrats and Republicans used to have some common ground on what was right and wrong.  That doesn’t seem to be the case any more.  It used to be that the movie industry had an awareness that some things were not to be expressed in polite society.  No longer.  Music used to involve more than a sub woofer and a volume dial.  There are still differences.

Morality is not a variable standard.  It is absolute.  I like to play a bit of guitar.  I can tune the guitar so that it sounds right and be totally wrong.  I can tune it to itself.  Each string is in correct relationship to the others.  It can do just about anything a properly tuned guitar can do.  The big exception is that it can’t play with other instruments.  If you have ever been to a concert everyone tunes their instrument to the first violin.  If you don’t you have chaos.

So?  Don’t rejoice just because your political party won.  Seek a society, family and life that are in tune with the First Violin of Eternity.  There are rewards promised. 

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