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.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Clock Work

(Psa 73:27 KJV)  For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.

(Proverbs 15 also read)

This is a Psalm that requires a full reading.  If you pick isolated verses you can either go away with a rose colored window to the world or depressing fatalism.  One of the lessons that came through to me was that we are not creatures of time alone.  Yes, we are currently locked to the clock.  We can’t undo or forecast.  At the same time we need to be constantly reminded that this is not all there is.

This verse is the second part of a formula for eternity.  Verse 24 reminds us of the glory waiting for the faithful.  This verse reminds us of the disaster waiting for those who are “unfaithful” (2181) for those who are sensitive or “go a whoring” as the KJV translates so literally.

So?  Heaven or hell?  Another reminder that the choice is real and this chapter also reminds us of how many choose the path of destruction. 

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