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May 30, 2022

May 30th, 22

May 30th, 22

AN RX FOR THE SOUL Our readings today are Proverbs 16 – 18, and Romans 12.


AN RX FOR THE SOUL

Our readings today are Proverbs 16 – 18, and Romans 12.  We are reading from the New Living Translation.

Wisdom’s warnings are  a prescription for our soul.  Wisdom comes to us and warns us.  Sometimes wisdom’s word is “don’t”.  At the beginning of Romans we’re told,  

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. (Rm 12:2)

Don’t be a facsimile, a fake copy, a false front pasted on an old person.  Instead, let God birth something new and authentic, inside your soul, making you new from the inside out.  Wisdom’s warnings can be a prescription for your soul.  Wisdom warns us against copying and invites us into a life of deep transformation, from the inside out.Romans 12 ends with a further word of wisdom: