The Bible says “Fear of man is a snare (‘snare’ – a hidden trap! NOT a supposed ‘safe place’ of keeping queit about controversial issues!)” Proverbs 29:25
“The fear of man brings a snare,
But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.
Many seek the ruler’s favor,
But justice for man comes from the Lord.”
People need to know God (Jesus) personally, through being ‘born-again’, by giving their life to God (Jesus). And then they will not FEAR man! Instead they will have convictions! And be able to LIVE by them, KNOWING God will back them up, as they do!! Able to take a stand for what is right!
This is shown throughout the Bible.
I didn’t give my life to God until I was 27. I didn’t even know about it. What a life changer!
Wonderful! Although still many ‘storms in life!’ But it is very different when you know God, and go through them with Him!!
“Nothing is too difficult for the Lord!!” (Luke 1:37) who LOVES us ALL, extremely!!
Below is my column in the Hill newspaper on why the most creative and productive individuals are often disfavored in our modern confirmation system. With the announcement of the new nominee this evening by President Donald Trump, we will have the state of a counterintuitive process that favors those who are the least forthcoming or open about their views.
Here is the column:
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