As we look at our country today, it seems as though wisdom, knowledge, and common sense have been jettisoned like space junk through an airlock on one of the shuttles. What was once considered vice is now considered virtue. That which was shameful and hidden is in our faces. Criminals are considered victims and law enforcement is seen as the enemy. we believe that spending more than we have will help us get out of debt.
How in the world did we arrive at such a juncture? Why can’t our leaders see that appeasing people and entitling society has dire consequences? I believe it is directly correlated to the movement of our citizenry from the Judaeo Christian principles upon which this country was founded.
God has a solution, but even churches are turning their theology to one that pleases people instead of honoring our holy God.
1 My child, listen to what I say,
and treasure my commands.
2 Tune your ears to wisdom,
and concentrate on understanding.
3 Cry out for insight,
and ask for understanding.
4 Search for them as you would for silver;
seek them like hidden treasures.
5 Then you will understand what it means to fear the LORD,
and you will gain knowledge of God.
6 For the LORD grants wisdom!
From his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
7 He grants a treasure of common sense to the honest.
He is a shield to those who walk with integrity.
8 He guards the paths of the just
and protects those who are faithful to him.
9 Then you will understand what is right, just, and fair,
and you will find the right way to go. (Proverbs 2:1-9)
Our world is coming apart at the seams because it is being run by fools who have no common sense. Unless we turn to God’s word and live for him, dire consequences await. We need integrity, and strong spiritual leadership from those who are guided by the Holy Spirit to turn this ship away from the rocks. What kind of a difference are you making in your community?