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 25, 2021

A Simple Principle

(Pro 25:23 KJV) The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

What is so hard to accept about the principle of “cause and effect”?  Why is it that so many of us think that we can do something without results that have been around forever?  I recently finished reading Mike Lindell’s autobiography.  One of the observations I had is that people get sucked into the drug culture with so much ease.  All you need to do is look around.  All you need to do is observe the ruined lives.  If you don’t have anyone you know then take a drive through the middle of any large American city and observe the people living on the street.  They did not just wake up one day and say, “I think I will go live in desperation and poverty for the rest of my life.”  No, it started with the simple belief that just because this substance ruined someone else’s life it won’t effect me.

Yes, it will.  It doesn’t matter what the substance is.  It could be just an idea or way of doing business.  Rarely is the first step a death producing overdose of a hard drug.  

So?  Choices have consequences.  In His mercy God has provided a way of escape but that doesn’t mean that your bank accounts and the respect of your children will be restored. 

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