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.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Microwave Interpretations

(Pro 14:15 KJV) The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

What is the difference between a cynic and a realist?  Between a skeptic and a thinker?  Between being critical and being negative?  Often it is a fine line and the difference is in whether you agree with them or not.  Pardon me if I don’t believe that congress passes laws to benefit the country.  Forgive me if I don’t rush out and buy some product that a celebrity has endorsed.  Don’t expect me to believe the milage boasts posted on the window of a new car.  Please don’t color me “simple” (naive NASB) (6612a).

Part of being a follower of Jesus Christ is having a thinking cap and wearing it at all times.  That applies even when you are reading the Bible.  The problem isn’t the Bible but the interpretations we have heard over the years which tend to predetermine what we read.

So?  God can speak but only when we listen.  One thing I have noticed is that I can’t hear what my wife says from the other room when I have the water running and the microwave on task.

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