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.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

High Water Mark

(Pro 23:10 KJV) Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

God’s people are called to a level of morality that the world might pay lip service to but in its heart sneers at.  Here we see two focal points.  The first deals with integrity in dealing with property.  Too often we hear about banks foreclosing on a mortgage in an unethical way.  I don’t know how often it really happens but the stories are scary.  Land is a basic bit of wealth and security that should be carefully protected.

The other is taking advantage of those who are weak.  Here it is the fatherless.  These are the orphans of our day.  These are those who have no one to protect them from aggression.  This should be a mark of Christian culture.

So?  If we want to live in a safe and secure environment we must do our part to live in righteousness.  We must take the high road.  We must set the example.


Gorges Smythe said...

Amen. Yet too many believe that they can keep their Christian life separate from their business life.

Pumice said...

Too bad God does not agree with them.

Grace and peace