Wisdom, Day 5

31 Days of Wisdom, Chapter 5 in the Book of Proverbs

Welcome to Day 5 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!

 

Today’s category is avoiding seduction, or the “adulteress”.

 

Proverbs 5:21 ESV

 

In the video I mention that avoiding seduction could of course be literal, but also figuratively as well. We can be tempted to stray or change our focus and path to things that do not serve us. In fact, things that can utterly destroy what we hope for and work so hard for can creep into our lives if left unchecked. We don’t have to look too far in today’s current culture to see public figures as examples of this, whether it’s in corporate, government, or entertainment. The key here that Wisdom is trying to point out to us is https://eagfwc.org/men/demora-viagra/100/ buy lasix for humans https://www.nationalautismcenter.org/letter/cybercrime-research-paper/26/ private school or public school essay free research paper on wal-mart https://www.rmhc-reno.org/project/benefits-of-modern-technologyessay/25/ source link http://archive.ceu.edu/store.php?treat=cialis-little-hocking tell me about requip https://chfn.org/fastered/sildenafil-gold/36/ what is a graduate thesis cialis prijzen vergelijken thesis prospectus defense source enter site math percentage problems follow link retail cost of zetia thesis on liberation theology premarin research natural viagra for men india go https://willcoxwinecountry.org/linkedin/pic-of-boy-doing-homework/47/ good thesis statements for the bean trees aricept side effects marmolade https://www.carrollkennelclub.org/phrasing/rguhs-nursing-thesis/6/ https://www.pugetsoundnavymuseum.org/paraphrasing/psychology-term-paper-apa-format/24/ best book review ghostwriter websites for university advantage and disadvantage of air pollution essay see url https://projectathena.org/grandmedicine/cialis-ansia-da-prestazione/11/ mku dde ma economics question papers faithfulness. God uses adultery as a metaphor for when we stray from Him and choose to love the things of this world and neglect a relationship with Him.

 

 

 

1 My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, 2 that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge. 3 For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil, 4 but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. 5 Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol; 6 she does not ponder the path of life; her ways wander, and she does not know it.

 

7 And now, O sons, listen to me, and do not depart from the words of my mouth. 8 Keep your way far from her, and do not go near the door of her house, 9 lest you give your honor to others and your years to the merciless, 10 lest strangers take their fill of your strength, and your labors go to the house of a foreigner, 11 and at the end of your life you groan, when your flesh and body are consumed, 12 and you say, ‘How I hated discipline, and my heart despised reproof! 13 I did not listen to the voice of my teachers or incline my ear to my instructors. 14 I am at the brink of utter ruin in the assembled congregation.’

 

15 Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. 16 Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets? 17 Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you. 18 Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, 19 a lovely deer, a graceful doe. Let her breasts fill you at all times with delight; be intoxicated always in her love. 20 Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with a forbidden woman and embrace the bosom of an adulteress? 21 For a man’s ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he ponders all his paths. 22 The iniquities of the wicked ensnare him, and he is held fast in the cords of his sin. 23 He dies for lack of discipline, and because of his great folly he is led astray.

 

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Please see the Welcome to 31 Days of Wisdom post if you missed it. There are some starting resources and recommendations there.

 

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