We live in an age of information overload. All one has to do is turn on the television, or open a smart phone app to be inundated with information from all over the world. Some of this information is accurate, some is mistakenly inaccurate, and much of it is intentionally misleading. It is left to the person consuming the information to filter through what they are hearing and seeing to determine what they will do with it. The words of Solomon in today’s proverb can be helpful in that filtering process.
13 Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding,
but those lacking sense will be beaten with a rod.
14 Wise people treasure knowledge,
but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.
Proverbs 10:13–14 (NLT)
In my estimation, I suspect that somewhere in the neighborhood of eighty to ninety percent of the information I find in social…
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