Dan Shock Logo

CONTACT ME TODAY!

813-299-9219

WISDOM FOR TODAY

The Easy Way or the Hard Way

The Easy Way or the Hard Way
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all of whose works are truth, and His ways justice. And those who walk in pride He is able to put down. —Daniel 4: 37
Nebuchadnezzar was an extremely gifted man—perhaps too gifted. He began to be lifted up with pride. He began to feel that his accomplishments were all the result of his own brilliance. The Bible tells us that, “Pride goes before destruction” (Proverbs 16: 18). God warned Nebuchadnezzar of the dangerous path he was walking. But Nebuchadnezzar chose to ignore that warning.
**God is so faithful. He always warns us when we head toward dangerous ground.
When God issues a warning, you can learn the lessons He wants you to learn in one of two ways: the easy way or the hard way. The easy way is to heed His warning. The hard way is to continue walking toward trouble. Nebuchadnezzar chose the hard way. He again became prideful, and in that same hour, he went insane. It took seven years for him to recognize God’s sovereignty.
The Lord loves us too much to let us get by with those things that will destroy us. Because we belong to Him, He will always bring the warnings and the lessons we need to keep us from trouble. Whether we learn them the easy way or the hard way is entirely up to us.
Father, we thank You that You love us enough to keep us from folly. Give us a hunger for Your Word, in which we will find all the wisdom we need for life and godliness. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Search For More Articles

Leave a Comment





RECIENT ARTICLES

The Faithful Servant

July 17, 2018

The Faithful Servant “Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your Lord.” —Matthew 25: 21 All of us need to take a personal inventory and ask ourselves, what is it that God has entrusted to me?…

Read More

The Days of Noah

July 16, 2018

The Days of Noah But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. —Matthew 24: 37 In the days of Noah, God saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of man’s heart was evil continually.…

Read More

Love Grown Cold

July 15, 2018

Love Grown Cold And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. —Matthew 24: 12 There are some who once burned with holy zeal for the Lord. They had a deep devotional life, full of time spent in the Word and in prayer. But their fire went out. Satan crept in gradually,…

Read More
Dan Shock

Dan & Sara Shock

"It is our desire to help people come into a personal relationship with the Lord."

CONTACT ME TODAY

Invalid Email
Invalid Number
Please check the captcha to verify you are not a robot.
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons