Vol. 10 No. 10 October 2008
Wisdom's Corner (Youth Page) By Mark McWhorter
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Jeremiah knew the
If they were having a hard time living while in peace, what did they think they would do in hard times? If they could not find peace within themselves during good times, how did they think they would do in tough times?
Many reading Wisdom’s Corner live in advanced nations. They have plenty to eat, nice homes in which to live, many modern conveniences to help in daily life and money with which to buy things. Many individuals in those nations are unhappy. They are not content even though they have all these things. They gripe about being weary of daily life. What do they think will happen when they do not have these things? If they do not like life now, what will they do when life gets much harder?
Study your Bible. Learn how God wants you to live. Learn to be happy and to count your blessings, and if any of this is hard to understand, ask an adult to help you.
Have you ever read about how birds migrate? Many birds do not live in the same place for the whole year. They will live in one place for part of the year and then fly a long distance to live in another place for the rest of the year. The birds instinctively know when it is time to fly to the other place.
God said that the
Israelites were not even as smart as
migrating birds. In
The Israelites were supposed to know God’s laws. They were supposed to follow God’s laws. God had given them commandments to follow. He had told them on several occasions that if they followed and obeyed Him that they would be blessed. He told them that if they did not obey Him that He would bring curses upon them.
The people of
Study your Bible. Know what is necessary to follow God. Help others to know what to do. Help others to be like the stork. Fly away from sin, and if any of this is hard to understand, ask an adult to help you.