Whenever you bring up the laws of God some people become defensive and mean acting. They immediately begin to tell you Jesus abolished God’s laws that were given to the Israelites on Mount Sinai. They say that was the old covenant and that we’re under the law of grace now so we don’t have to […]
When I first started Common Sense Wisdom (CSW) I wanted to help people understand what the scriptures were really saying verses what we may have been taught. I come from a Christian background with experience in several denominations and a few cults. After sitting in churches for a large part of my life, I got […]
In the cartoon “The Incredibles” there is a neighborhood child always riding his big wheel down the street. Now every time Mr. Incredible comes home this little boy is just waiting in his driveway. Unfortunately, Mr. Incredible seems to be having some bad days and takes it out on his car. After seeing the little […]
Proverbs 11:12 says, “He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.” (KJV)
The first part of this proverb clearly tells us that if you hate your neighbor then you lack wisdom. But what does that really mean? To get a better understanding we need to look at this scripture in its original language – Hebrew. Below is the transliteration. Normally, Hebrew is read from right to left, but the scripture below is actually reading left to right. I thought this would be easier to read for those who don’t read Hebrew.