It has been well said that envy is an idol factory, which gives rise to other sins in our lives and leaves us dissatisfied and in a state of discontentment. Its destructive force extends to relationships around us. But we are never left without hope.
The opening verses of Proverbs 16 remind us of two stated facts in Scripture, which are also individual truths: God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility. We neither want to minimise the character of God nor exalt man’s response in our consideration of these verses. God’s character
Solomon’s wisdom does not only apply in pre-empting unwise decisions but also in addressing situations where one is snared by an unwise decision.
Christians universally agree that being a witness to Christ is a part of being a Christian, and that the best thing that can happen to a person is for them to come to a saving knowledge of Christ. Few, however, seem satisfied with their evangelistic