logo-min

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.
PS Extra Credit See www.raptureready.com/2019/06/16/judgment-seat-christ-daymond-duck/
YBIC, Dan Shock CBMC of Tampa Bay
Engage in Kingdom Work: Advance.CBMC.Com<advance.cbmc.com/> -Free tools for sharing and growing your faith
Perspective on Kingdom Work: “Thinking Lost” bit.ly/1iUQg7x -best teaching I’ve heard on the Great Commission

Search For More Articles

Leave a Comment





RECIENT ARTICLES

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

July 18, 2019

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”—Matthew 14: 29-30 After rowing all night, the disciples…

Read More

Unforgivable

July 17, 2019

Unforgivable Therefore I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven men.—Matthew 12: 31 If you are worried that you may have committed the unforgivable sin, I can assure you that you haven’t. Once a person has committed the unforgivable sin, they…

Read More

The Lighter Yoke

July 16, 2019

The Lighter Yoke Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.—Matthew…

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