Decisions, Decisions

“How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!“ (Proverbs 16:16, NIV) The Wisdom Literature of the Bible is filled with instruction like this one, encouraging us to make wise choices.  But as we all know, some choices are easier to make than others.  Every decision we make is a […]

The Horns of a Dilemma

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.“ (Proverbs 3:5-6, NIV) Thinking about presidential politics, a phrase came to mind: the horns of a dilemma.  Dilemma is a Greek word that means “two premises.”  The […]

Decisions, Decisions

Acts 19:21-22 (HCSB) 21 When these events were over, Paul resolved in the Spirit to pass through Macedonia and Achaia and go to Jerusalem. “After I’ve been there,” he said, “I must see Rome as well!”22 So after sending two of those who assisted him, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, he himself stayed in the […]