(No, that is NOT the color of my car!)During our services Wednesday, Pastor covered Proverbs 7. I found an absolutely applicable verse for our next few days:
For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey: (Proverbs 7:19 KJV)
Of course, this is taken completely out of context. In the chapter, it was a harlot luring a young man into her bed promising him that her husband was gone on a long journey, so they would not be found out.
In our case, we’re traveling together to visit family. It has been my husband and his brother’s habit to travel for each other’s birthday. Beloved Husband’s is Friday, so his brother should have been coming here. Health concerns are keeping him at home. Instead of traveling, he’ll be undergoing a bronchial scoping and biopsy of his lung.
There will be many things to do, family gatherings, a birthday party and I get lunch with one of the neatest ladies I’ve met in a long, long time! So, we’re hitting the road, leaving our livestock in Second Daughter’s capable hands.
There was much more in that seventh chapter, though, and this verse also spoke to my heart:
Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. (Proverbs 7:2-3 KJV)
That’s where we need to keep God’s commandments – physically and spiritually with us at all times. Spend some time with His word. And a little prayer along with that reading, asking for God’s guidance in understanding His message.
For the next few days, I’ll be doing some Bible listening – I have an audio Bible on my iPhone and some chapters set up to listen to on the road. I think it will feed through the radio as the iPod does – we’ll see.
Postings may or may not occur, depending on connectivity and schedules. If not before, I’ll be posting within a week, and I’ll be checking in on my friends, too!