Jack’s Winning Words 9/23/16
“A reputation of a thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment.” (Ernest Bramah) A TV ad promises a prize of $7000 a week for life. Just think about what that could do for you. There’s a modern translation of Proverbs 22:1 which reads, “A good name is more valuable than winning the Publishers Clearing House prize.” Having and maintaining a good reputation is a “value” worth discussing in the home and in the workplace. ;-) Jack
FROM TARMART REV: The old mind picture we have used for many, many years--"There are no U-Hauls seen towed by the hearse to the cemetery!"====JACK: Even the best reputation is "as filthy rags" before the Final Judgment. We are saved by grace alone, through faith...not by good deeds or a good reputation.
FROM OJ: Our family has been completed destroyed by one small incident. We will get through this but it will take years. We have great faith in a loving forgiving Lord but reputations may be ruined for generations.====JACK: David is one example. Saul who became a Saint is another..