If only more of us would seek wise action over the need to be “right.” There is so much here, but I think this sums it up, “Wisdom instructs us to avoid arguing about incompatible ideologies. One who refuses to accept the authority of the Word will never accept an argument from it. We live this way because we accept its authority; they live their way because they don’t. It’s as simple as that. Forcing them to live contrary to their own philosophy by making laws which corner them into acquiescence is oppressive, evil and outside of the character of Jesus. The Golden Rule (a Christ declaration) says, “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.” If this is the maxim of Jesus, then making laws which outlaw another’s lifestyle, religious preference, or anything else is a place to tread carefully.”
Wisdom makes one wise man more powerful than ten rulers in a city. Ecclesiastes 7:19.
Have you ever worked with those in leadership, say in a church setting or city counsel, and realized you knew more qualified people pumping gas at your local station?
Wisdom, knowledge, discernment, compassion, empathy and sympathy are not relegated to those in charge. I find it ironic how many people in government are highly educated, well connected and powerful yet still make a mess instead of helping things run smoothly. Oh, sure, they might have started out with grand ideas but once they settled in and realized how little gets done in a democratic machine, decided to work on their retirement instead.
It isn’t the educated, wealthy or powerful who always deserve to be in charge or are the most qualified either. The history of European monarchies should dispel any grand notions about…
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