When my daughter was in college, her philosophy teacher had the class vote on the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20 or Deuteronomy 5.) My daughter called me, and reported that people had not only thought that lying should not be on the list, but also many did not think that murder was wrong. “And Mom,” she said, “they’re in the police training course.”
We all like to have our own way, even when it means disagreeing with God. Some of the worst things recorded in the Bible are in Judges. That book of the Bible is summed up with the last verse, “…Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.”
Jesus, in Matthew 6:33, told his disciples to take a different approach. "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”
How do you intentionally seek His righteousness?
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