Monday, January 31, 2000
[Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the
LORD...] they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of
-- Proverbs 1:31, New International Version
This is quite the interesting passage. Does God
cause us to experience pain when we do wrong? I don't think so.
Do we reap what we so? This I believe. This may not always happen,
but in one way or another, we are held accountable for what we do. Where
then is Grace? It is there. Grace does not get you out of trouble,
Grace allows you make a new choice and move on. With the many thing
that go on in our life and the decisions we make, I pray that I make the
decisions that are faithful to God. I want to eat of God's fruit and be
filled with that of God's Grace, Peace, hope and Love.
Father of justice and mercy, thank you for saving me by your
Grace. Allow me to share Your ways with others, help them to understand Your
Fruit and Your Grace. In you, and you alone, do I find my sense of what
is right and fair. I cry out to you, O God, for justice and deliverance
for your people who are oppressed, ridiculed, and persecuted. In Jesus'