Pr. 14:7: “Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you do not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.”
This verse could be talking about a lot of things.
Turn off that song when you realize the lyrics are giving you knowledge that is against what the Word says is beautiful, true, and for eternal life.
Turn off that movie or that tv show when you realize that you’re learning to become desensitized to sin and neglectful of your real purpose on this earth.
Turn off that podcast when it is teaching you something other than reliance on the Lord as your Source and your Strength.
Turn off the computer or your phone when you find yourself reading or looking at things that are draining your devotion to, or your knowledge and understanding of the Holy One.
Turn off that relationship when you know it’s not of God.
Turn off your ears when hear someone preaching a different God or Jesus than the One of the Bible.
How can we know when it’s time to ‘turn it off’? We must know the Word. When we know the Word, we understand more easily what things are true, noble, just, pure, lovely, of good report, virtuous, and praiseworthy. (Ph. 4:8)
It’s ok! Just turn it off.
Satan tries to distract us in the flesh, but God’s knowledge gives us life.
Jesus is the One who said, “It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are LIFE!” (John 6:63…exclamation mark and capitalization added by me)
Wanting more Life,