“I already knew that!” Heir Conditioning 007

“Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” (George Washington Carver) What is an excuse? The selfish or lazy person refuses to learn from anyone. When instructed or challanged in his decisions he always has some “good reason” why the instructions don’t apply to him in this situation. Even in the presence of overwhelming evidence he still has a “reason” to ignore all sound instruction.
Now, I will be the first to admit that a majority opinion does not always equal a correct opinion, but it should at the very least cause someone to pause and reconsider.
When that chorus of warning and instruction is championing what God’s word clearly says, the wise person will pause and listen.
Not so in the mind of the sluggard! “The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who can answer sensibly.” (Proverbs 26:16, ESV)
The crowd is not always right, but the sluggard will always defend his own opinion instead of learning. And he will suffer because of it. Pity the poor family who must depend on such a fool.

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