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

Knowing God

October 15, 2018

Knowing God That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him… —Ephesians 1: 17 The natural man cannot understand the deep things of God except by His Spirit. “But the natural man does not receive the things…

Read More

My glory, the cross

October 14, 2018

My Glory, the Cross But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6: 14 If you possess anything of value, God gave it to you. Sometimes people waste the gifts God has entrusted to them, using them for their own glory instead of for His. And…

Read More

Work vs Fruit

October 13, 2018

Work Versus Fruit But the fruit of the Spirit is love… —Galatians 5: 22 Paul had been talking about the works of the flesh, and then in verse 22 he begins, “But the fruit of the Spirit.” The word “but” is a disassociative conjunction. It ties together two contrasting ideas. The contrast is between the…

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