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.

Sunday, January 21, 2024

The Whole Grain Option

(Psa 67:2 KJV)  That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.

(Proverbs 21 also read)

I like the KJV translation of this verse.  It may not be the most accurate but it strikes a bell.

First I noted that this is to all nations.  Since I have a friend who largely ignores the OT because he claims it was written to the Jews, this statement stands out to me.  Yes, it was written to the Jews but this promise is offered to all.

I like the idea of “saving health” (3444).  The simple translation is “salvation” but I like the idea that this is the healthy choice.  It makes me think of all the jargon around organic products.  Maybe we could have a vegan translation.  

Then you have the condition.  It is amazing how often God’s promises are conditional.  The condition here?  It involves knowing His “way” (1870) and I assume following it.

So?  Go whole grain living.  Read about God’s plan for salvation and living.  It makes a difference if you let it.  All the whole grain goodness in the world doesn’t do you any good if it is left on the shelf. 

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