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Right Way?

What makes you think that the way you are going is right? Who convinced you that what you believe to be right is right? These questions get us thinking about the validity of our own activities. Solomon said, "There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death." (Proverbs 16:25) The key word in this verse is "seems right." In the 1960's Situational Ethics became a big thing. It was seemingly new on the scene but was really an old lie wrapped in new paper. It purported that you could do whatever you wanted as long as it didn't hurt anyone else. This was a new way to rationalize your actions; a way to prove to your own heart that what you were doing was right. This was and is baloney. When you convince yourself that what you are doing is right you are only convincing yourself. You are excusing your actions on the basis of your short life on the earth. But what about external law which has been proven to be right over centuries yet