If you are a peacekeeper, then nothing will ever get changed. That’s control. You’ve got to say, “God, I want your wisdom. God, I want to die to myself. God, you work through me. God, I turn to you for wisdom, not the armed chair experts, not the horoscopes, not some talk show, not some little self-help book at Barnes and Noble, I turn to you and you alone.”
Now the Bible is not saying that all of the knowledge in the world is bad. There is some very beneficial stuff out there for all of us. But it is saying the ultimate knowledge comes from God. It’s saying that God’s way works.
Brings us to our point of application, of putting feet beneath our faith. How do we do it? I’ll tell you how we do it. We do it this way. We do it by PB & J. PB&J is how we get smart. What does PB&J mean? Peanut Butter and Jelly. You know I usually watch my diet, but I tell you that I have a weakness for peanut butter and jelly. Right here, we have got some good stuff. We have got some Peter Pan Crunchy Peanut Butter. It’s only 25% fat.
It’s funny if you go to a restaurant with a bunch of Christians and they order all this fatty food and then they will pray this prayer, “Lord, bless this food to the nourishment of our bodies.” I want to say, Let’s give a time out here. You ought to pray before you order, that God will help you pick out the right food so your body can be nourished. The only way you can pray that prayer is if you are ordering organic and healthy foods and then you can pray that. But most of our food is not that great.
But this low fare ended up being a very high fare. My Dad told me years ago, he said, “Son, if you go the way of disobedience, you will never get to where you are going and you will always pay the fare.© Copyright 2012 admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young Jr
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