If you play with fire, sooner or later you’re going to be burnt. Proverbs 6:20–35 gives us some very practical warnings to help us not to burn our clothes on the hot coals of adultery and sexual sin.
Martin Luther deeply loved Psalm 46, particularly as he faced dark days of persecution from the powers of the Roman Catholic Church. One can only imagine the sense of distress and loneliness that must have at times must engulfed him as he sought to rescue
God can either be a strong fortress and a help in need of trouble or an earth-melting enemy. He can either be your ally, taking care of your tomorrow, or your adversary, bringing you to a swift end. He can either be your friend, who
“Go to the ant, oh sluggard. Consider her ways and be wise.” Work is good. Our hearts are bad. Solomon’s wisdom instructs us to look to creation for help to fight the scourge of laziness.