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Monday; November 27

The other day I was reading the news and noticed an interesting development – a partisanship with regard to bad behavior.  Typically, when we think of partisanship we look down political party lines, but this was something different; it seemed to be more along the lines of friends and colleagues.  Entertainers were defending fellow entertainers while openly throwing politicians under the bus.  Politicians were calling out athletes while excusing the bad behavior of their peers.  Teammates were supporting each other while pointing out the faults of those on other squads or those outside their particular sport.  This type of human nature is nothing new, but it can be dangerous.  When we defend or excuse the bad behavior of those who are close to us we begin a trek down a path toward evil or lawlessness. The Bible says that David was a man after God’s own heart, but when he sinned God held him accountable for this actions.  After having Nathan, His prophet, identify the problem, the messa…