Stabbing you in the back


Isaiah 36:6 Lo, thou trustest in the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt; whereon if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust in him. 

God’s people seek help from God’s enemies. God’s people should have been seeking Him. They should have asked God for help. Instead, they go to God’s enemies because they are in rebellion against God.

It is amazing how when we want to do what we want instead of submitting to God how we run to those who hate God for advice. We choose counselors that meet our needs and say what we want to hear. We do not want the truth. We want approval for our plans and desires.

God warns His people that Egypt will only hurt them. They are deceptive. They are lying when they agree to help. They will just take advantage. Instead of getting help they are going to get hurt.

Do you realize that sin never pays? Do you realize that your only real answer is the truth? Why must you pursue your own will and way to your hurt and destruction?

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