Path of Righteousness

CEF38A05-C71E-4B44-B9B7-C165159CABE8“So you will walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. For the upright will inhabit the land, and those with integrity will remain in it,”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭2:20-21‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Path of Righteousness

Everyday I try to walk in the path of righteousness, but there are so many temptations from our world. We now live in a society that has strayed far from the path and tries to condone sinful behavior as okay. We have to remember to love the sinner and hate the sin. All of us fall short of righteous so we should try not to be self righteous. Thankfully we live in hope by faith and that is all we need.

Hot Air

336611E8-1443-41A1-9C55-4F8B138E4F85“But the king shall rejoice in God; all who swear by him shall exult, for the mouths of liars will be stopped.”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭63:11‬ ‭ESV‬‬

 

In our society today, the “hot air balloons” are sailing high.
Out of so many mouths comes “hot air”. There are numerous people who are full of hot air! (full of beans, full of bull, full of it; full of prunes)
We have come to expect lies, exaggerations, and nonsense—just check out our media. Sadly, we behave as if there are no consequences; but, each lie empowers the evil one. Standing for the truth and what is right may be tough sometimes and may lead to persecution, but the end results are blissful.

Jubilation Day

61FD324B-439C-4BA2-94EB-CC495F70A9DB“But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy!”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭68:3‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Jubilation Day
Most of us fear death. One of my patients this week expressed this fear very directly and solemnly. Even though I am an oncologist, hearing her caused me to pause and remember what is most important in life is Faith and knowing that indeed fear is not from God. Death for the righteous shall be Jubilation Day.