Day 14 of “Wisdom from the Bible”

Trials come and go, but in every trial, let’s not forget to seek God.

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For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools turned to run and was killed. But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quite from fear of evil. Proverbs 1:32-33.

There were once three men who met a theif. The first man foolishly turned to run and was killed. The second man, a wealthy, powerful leader, tried to bribe the thief, but he, too, was killed for his troubles. The last man stood dear loudly before the thief and said, “Of wealth, I have none. The only thing of value I possess is my life, but that is not truly mine, but the Lord’s, for I have given all I am to Him.” The thief was amazed by the man’s courage and faith, and so he let him go.

In the face of trouble, we, too, often try to run away…

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