Calibrating Values

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 Calibrating Values

A value is ascribed importance. Do our values line up with, supercede, or ignore God’s values, as given in Scripture? Do we ascribe the same value weight to activities as does God? "The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, our whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” (Matt. 6:22-23, NIV). A faulty value system misaligns life—something like the shirt of life being buttoned up by the wrong holes. It doesn’t fit. Giving martyr status to suicide bombers killing civilians is such a “misvalue.”

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