The Need For Borders

borders
Nature teaches us that in order for life to thrive the most important parts must be protected from the outside environment. The most basic border surrounds every human being and that is skin. Skin protects your body from dramatic temperature changes, pathogens, and maintains your fluids. Remove the border in the wrong areas and you are subject to death.

Of course there must be openings in the border to maintain life as well. You have the mouth opening so that important resources for the body may enter, but care must be taken on what enters otherwise death again can occur. Borders are necessary and discrimination is necessary so that the body receives what it requires at the same time, preventing what is not required.

A successful nation, a successful church must act like the body or it will fail to exist. Borders are necessary for the cells (people) inside the body to flourish. If borders (skin) is not maintained and/or repaired if broken, your body, your church, your nation will fall. It is Biblical wisdom to protect the house by setting up borders to protect yourself from sin.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s