Too many women

Nehemiah 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish women cause to sin.

Solomon was the wisest of men, yet he sinned because of the women in his life. He knew better than to have all those wives. He knew that God intended for a man to have one wife for his entire life yet he chose to obey. Solomon preferred to be like the other kings of the world. He saw his value in the number of women that were his. Many women led him to destroy much of the excellent work that could have been accomplished by his life.

Today we all must decide to avoid this same sin. God meant for us to have one spouse and to love that person all of our lives. God intended for us to focus on him and not on sexual pleasure. Today I believe it is clear that we should live to honor God by honoring our wife.

Be careful to stay away from other women. Do not fall into the trap of porn where you are looking at other people’s wives or potential wives. Love your wife. Honor her and avoid costly sin!

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