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 30, 2018

Taller ≠ Tall

(Proverbs 30:31 KJV)  A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up.

This is an interesting list of inflated egos.  All of the bold walkers in these two verses seem to be impressed with themselves.  They walk tall with an attitude that broadcasts self satisfaction.  What is not mentioned is that they all have limited areas of influence and no guarantee of victory.  It reminds me of video clips I have seen where some dude is advancing with arrogance, steps on a rake, gets hit in the face and becomes an internet source of ridicule.  Walking tall does not make you tall, just not as short.

So?  I am more concerned with walking straight than strutting.  I want Jesus to be the one who approves of my progress and I don’t think He is impressed with swagger. 

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