Are you stupid?


Deuteronomy 7:1-8:20
Luke 7:36-8:3
Psalm 69:1-18
Proverbs 12:1


Proverbs 12:1 (CSB) “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid.”


While we will agree with the truth of this Proverb, we realize all too well that getting disciplined or corrected isn’t pleasant. We don’t like it when someone else sees one of our weaknesses and points it out.

That’s our sinful heart, pure and simple. It’s pride.

As difficult as it is to receive discipline and correction, the only way we can learn and grow to be what we need to be is to have folks who are unafraid to tell us the honest truth. They tell us what they see and they love us enough to confront us. At least then we will know what areas to work on.

We need people that will be honest with us. And we need humble hearts to receive the correction.

Are you open to discipline and correction? If so, good for you! If not, according to the Bible, you’re stupid.

So, which one is it?

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I have an incredible wife that God gave to me on May 10, 1997. Since then, the Lord has blessed us with three wonderful boys. I am also the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Polk City, Florida.

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