I Corinthians 3:18 says, “Stop deceiving yourselves. If you think you are wise by this world’s standards, you need to become a fool to be truly wise.” Most of us are convinced that we have it all together, and most of us are doing a fairly good job at convincing everyone else as well. We make decisions based on our own intelligence or ingenuity, and spend countless hours and endless resources constructing castles of sand unto our own names. All the while, our families are degrading, our integrity is sacrificed, and our sanity is threatened. Why? Because we are convince that we have become wise by this world’s standard. I suggest that we become fools-that we set aside our arrogance and self-sufficiency and rely on the power of God, heed the call of God, and stand in awe of the glory of God. I suggest that we “foolishly” fall so head-over-heels in love with the sovereign God of the Universe that the only conceivable option is to “foolishly” chase Him relentlessly in anxious anticipation of where the chase will carry us. Let’s become fools.

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