A Proverb a Day Vol.8 Part 3


Sunday, July 11, 2021

I. A Proverb a Day – Various Pitfalls & Snares Vol.8

A. Various Pitfalls & Snares

1. The Bible is the instruction manual for living the blessed life from the loving Creator. The proverbs reveal laws that govern life and the snares or pitfalls that will rob one of life. (Wrong Associations, Anger)

a. (Prov. 13:14; 14:27; [22:5 NIV])
~(Rom. 6:23) Sin isn’t destructive because it’s forbidden; sin is forbidden because it’s destructive.

B. Integrity

1.Integrity is the quality of being honest, truthful and trustworthy, having strong character. It’s what you do when no one is watching.

a.(Prov. 16:11 AMP)

b.(Prov. 11:1; 20:10, 17, 23 all MSG)

c.(Prov. 2:21; 10:9; 11:3; 13:6; 14:2; 19:1; 20:7; 28:6, 18 all CSB)

d.(Prov. 2:7-8; 21:29 both AMP)

2.(Gen. 20:5-6) Abraham, Sarah & Abimelech – The law of 1st mention.

3.Bible examples of lack of integrity:

a.(2 Kings 5:20-27) Gehazi

b.(Gen. 25:23-28 AMP) Jacob (supplanter – one who wrongfully takes the place of another)

~Esau sells his birthright for stew to Jacob

~(Gen. 27:1-27, 30-45) Jacob steals the blessing from Esau

~Jacob flees from Esau to Laban

~Laban makes Jacob work 7 years for Rachel

~Laban deceives Jacob into marrying Leah

~Jacob works 7 more years for Rachel

~Laban cheats Jacob again

~(Gen. 31:38-42 NLT) Jacob flees from Laban

[Pastor Lee Stokes]

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