“For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall ye be saved: and ye would not’…..Isaiah 30:15
While Wednesday evening’s Bible study was labeled “The Sacred Becoming Commonplace in Our Life”, mostly we just looked at the Ten Commandments and considered how much concern men really held today about taking God’s name in vain, honoring their parents, and observing the Sabbath. Somewhere along the way, though, it became quite apparent to me that condemnation was mainly being directed toward the un-churched who raised their children with no knowledge of “thus saith the Lord”, their minds steeped in Hollywood philosophy and soaked in musical lyrics written by the demon-possessed. If there was, at least, some truth to the whole issue being brought forth, no one considered examining our own baggage, our own record wherein history reveals kids soaked in Pentecost seemingly survive adulthood with no better success rate than anyone else. Maybe the answer is not merely gaining a “religious uniform”, but learning the reality of what Christ “in” me means. That, however, appears to be an on-going lesson taught in the next step, a man’s age and the journey thus far being factors, but no guarantee any wisdom is gained…..