Everyone knows someone who thinks they know everything, especially about what other people should do. ‘Truth is, no one knows everything about anyone.
My husband is 62. Should he start taking social security? Do you feel secure with the economy or your job? Do you wonder if you should downsize, sell the house, and buy a smaller one? What should I do with my savings? Buy gold, silver, or invest in property? I don’t know! We haven’t been here before.
“…that ye may know the way by which ye must go: for ye have not passed this way heretofore. And Joshua spake unto the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.” (Joshua 3:4,6)
The Israelites cherished the Ark of the Covenant. They knew God’s presence was with the Ark. As soon as the priests carrying the Ark put their feet into the water on the bank of the Jordan river, the waters stopped flowing, and they passed over. At times they took the Ark to war with them. We need the presence and guidance of our God.
I have finally determined, the only thing I do know is, I don’t know half as much as I thought I knew.
“For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” (I Corinthians 2:2)
“But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them…” (II Timothy 3:14)