TAKE ADVICE WHEN GIVEN AND USE THE WISDOM GIVEN
11At the end of your life you will groan, when your flesh and body are spent. 12You will say, “How I hated discipline! How my heart spurned correction! 13I would not obey my teachers or turn my ear to my instructors.14And I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God’s people.”
5: 11-13 When temptation strikes, it’s too late to ask for preventative advice. When desire is fully activated, people don’t want advice— they want gratification. The best time to learn the dangers and foolishness of going after forbidden desires is long before the temptation arrives. Resistance is more effective when you have decided ahead of time what you must avoid. Then when temptation strikes, you will be less likely to linger around to see what happens. Prepare for temptation by deciding now how you will act when you face it.
ON THE WAY HOME WALK WITH JESUS and take wise advice before you get in a bad situation that you will regret later!!
Tyndale. NIV Life Application Study Bible.
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