How often do you hear a preacher quoting Machiavelli? Many who ridicule the Italian, actually practice his philosophy.
Here’s a line preachers and politicians may learn a great deal.
“I hold it to be a proof of great prudence for men to abstain from threats and insulting words toward anyone, for neither diminishes the strength of the enemy.”
Our current political climate seems to prove the wisdom of the statement by the Prince.
If you wish to understand politics read The Prince. It’s observably evident that many politicos have improved the machinations in the book.
To be sure a warning concerning a person or group is often the wise thing. Jesus warned about many destructive ideas and practices,
When Christians live according to biblical teaching, we are a living witness against the evil of whatever age in which we are living.
Live in a manner that people will see your good and glorify the Father in heaven.
Larry Lilly Make today Count.