The first part of today's verse is "Where there is no vision, the people perish." This is usually taken to mean that people must have goals toward which they are working. They must have a definite program in mind with a clear picture of the results desired and the steps leading to them.
But the word vision here means "a revelation from God." And the word "perish" means "cast off restraint." So the thought is that where the Word of God is not known and respected, the people run...
Bible Verses: Proverbs 29:18
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint. (Proverbs 29:18 NIV)
No one who knows anything about the present conditions will
disagree with the statement that the Church is in tragic need of men with a
message, but our point is that what is needed is the knowledge of what the message is for the time. That message must come from God to men chosen for the...
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