Isaiah 35:8. “And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called the way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.”
During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. “Well,” said the director, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to empty the bathtub.”
“Oh, I understand,” said the visitor. “A normal person would use the bucket because it’s bigger than the spoon or the teacup.”
“No.” said the Director, “A normal person would pull the plug. Do you want a bed near the window?”
“When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him go.”Abraham Lincoln
Do we use common sense when it come to the Word of God? There are those out there that just don’t use common sense when it comes to preaching the Word of God. They try to make the scripture say what it doesn’t say.
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”Robert Ingersoll
“Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.”Ralph Waldo Emerson
All that Jesus taught was common sense.
Common sense: The ability to think and behave in a reasonable way and to make good decisions. Sound, prudent judgment based on simple perception of the facts or situations.
If we use common sense to apply the Word of God, our lives would not be so confusing.
James 3:13. “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in meekness of wisdom.”
Use common sense when it comes to spiritual things.