To Make True and Sound Judgments (Mon. April 5)

The word of the day is “judgment.”  The adage that “Man proposes but God disposes” is true.  But without plans, our lives are aimless and without purpose.  To steer the course of our lives, God has given us faculty of judgment to decide between alternatives to the actions we should take.  But our judgment may be in line with the will of God or against it.  In our reading of Proverbs 11:19-12:6, the wise sage of Proverbs says, “The thoughts of the righteous are right, but the counsels of the wicked are deceitful” (NKJV vs. 12:5).  Today we will examine what it means to think “right” thoughts, that is, to make sound judgments. Our commentary will use the translation of…