Is that possible?
A Citizen Tom post titled: When is the Right Time for Forgiveness, contained a King Solomon verse about times in life.
The Purpose of This Post
Is to relate King Solomon observations made 3000 years ago to the present time and state of affairs in USA politics when Pelosi and Trump no longer shaking hands in public. In other words, what wisdom advice could have prevented these two politicians to become enemies.
When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. (Proverb 16:7)
When a man’s ways please the Lord, As they do when a man walks according to the rule of his word; when he walks as he has Christ for an example; when he walks after the Spirit, and not after the flesh; when he walks by faith, and does all he does in faith; without which it is impossible to please God, Hebrews 11:6; and when all his ways and actions are directed to the glory of God;
he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him; as Abimelech with Isaac, Esau with Jacob; and the enemies of the church and people of God with then, in the latter day, Revelation 3:9.
Cherish her (Wisdom), and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you. (Proverb 4:8)
What’s My Point?
King Solomon’s above wisdom proverbs gave advice to discern this question before we act, Will our actions please the Lord?
This begs the question, which one, Pelosi or Trump political actions or agendas would not please the Lord?
For example, Two Questions to Discern
Which political agenda believes that killing an unborn child, will please the Lord?
Which political agenda believes that the rich should not be concerned about the poor in our Nation and World?
In My Opinion
King Solomon’s following verses in Ecclesiastes 3:5 about time will continue to repeat in every new generation as history has recorded since the beginning of time.
A time to throw stones and a time to gather stones;
To cast stones out of a field or vineyard where they are hurtful, and to gather them together to make walls and fences of, or build houses with; and may be understood both of throwing down buildings,
A time to embrace and a time to shun embracing
“to be far from” (g) it; it may not only design conjugal embraces (h), but parents embracing their children, as Jacob did his; and one brother embracing another, as Esau Jacob, and one friend embracing another; all which is very proper and agreeable at times: but there are some seasons so very calamitous
and distressing, in which persons are obliged to drop such: it is true, in a spiritual sense, of the embraces of Christ and believers, which sometimes are, and sometimes are not, enjoyed,
Read the Source Links below.
Which choice of politicians in 2020 “will please the Lord? “
Which choice of political agenda in 2020 “will please the Lord?”
If everyone emulated King Solomon’s wisdom advice, and Jesus Christ’s philosophy of love in life, would there be less time needed to forgive enemies, and more peace in our Nation and World?
Regards and good will blogging.
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