26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
26 A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them. (NIV)
I have worked for many companies over the years. One of the great differences between some of them were how employees were handled.
A good human resources (HR) department handles issues with employees really well.
At one of those companies, the HR Manager volunteered to take all of the difficult situations no one else wanted (hence her being the manager!) Whenever there was an employee who caused more problems than good work, she would convince them that they wanted to work in a different area.
If they still did not improve, she would remove them from employment (fire them, lay them off, however you wish to say it).
God is our wise King and the greatest at handling human resources.
Jesus told us that at the end of the Age all of humanity would be separated out.
In Matthew 13, He tells the parable of the wheat and weeds. The wheat and weeds grow together, and then after the harvest they are separated with the weeds sent to the fire.
Likewise, when Christ returns, the righteous will be separated to go with Him, but the wicked will be sent to the Lake of Fire.
To be saved, we must seek God’s Kingdom and His righteousness, believe in the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross for our forgiveness, and believe in His resurrection. His Holy Spirit takes care of all of the hard work of preparing us for the final harvest.
Trust in God, and follow Him.
Wise God, thank You for saving us and in Your judgment preparing places for all of us. Help us to find and root out the evil in our lives wherever we encounter it.
December 7th, 2020 at 8:14 am
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