Therefore let the one who thinks he stands firm [immune to temptation, being overconfident and self-righteous], take care that he does not fall [into sin and condemnation].1 Corinthians 10:12 Holy Bible, Amplified Version
I know a man that when he first gave up drinking he was arrogant and self confident. He and his wife believed this was accomplished upon their own effort and bragged about it every day for three months. Then we did not see him nor his wife for four months. They hung their heads in shame as they confessed they fell off the wagon. They drank away all their savings, lost their house their boat and car as well as their business.
“O God, never suffer us to think that we can stand by ourselves, and not need Thee.” — John Donne
One time when doing volunteer work in a hospital I was escorting an alcoholic to the detox. He said something I that has haunted me ever since:” Be careful because we are all one step from the gutter. “
When we walk away from Jehovah we walk towards certain disaster. “ Joseph- Anthony: Green
Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Immanuel (God is with us) for always walking with me day by day. I so absolutely require Your wisdom, guidance, provision and protection every day in every way. I gratefully thank You in the name of he who walks amongst us Jesus Christ. Amen.
May the sunshine of Jesus’ sweet love bless you today and every day.