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.

Monday, August 21, 2023

Think for Yourself

(Pro 21:12 KJV)  The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

The “righteous” (6662).  According to many traditional theologians such a person does not exist.  I have heard that all my life.  They love to quote Paul,

(Rom 3:10 KJV)  As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
In their haste to be accepted by other traditional theologians they neglect to state that Paul’s quotation is not very accurate and, indeed, is in reference to the fact that we are all born with a sinful nature, not that no one can live a righteous life.  These theologians seem to turn off their memory when they read verses like this or descriptions of Noah and Zechariah.  

So?  Don’t let the traditions of men trump your reading of the Bible.  We are born sinful.  We were all sinners.  Now we are saints.  Live like it.  God is on our side. 

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