By Elmer L. Towns
Praying the Proverbs takes writings of knowledge literature from the Bible, and turns them into own prayers that edify believers with its clever sayings on personality, integrity and love.
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The wicked rarely accomplishes his hopes and dreams. In a world run by laws, those who break laws, seldom accomplish what they want in life. When the wicked tries to horde the money he got dishonestly, “The Lord . . casts away the desire of the wicked” (Prov. 10:3). He will not get what he wants, “The expectation of the wicked will perish” (Prov. 10:28). The wicked shall not get the happiness he wants, but usually gets the opposite, “But the expectation of the wicked is wrath” (Prov. 11:23). God is against the wicked.
But what the man doesn’t know is that when he thinks he is “Number One,” the trollop has really won, and he is in her bondage. The trollop offers everything the man thinks he really wants. The male ego likes to be flattered, and anyone simple enough to give into her flattery will be destroyed. The trollop catches and kisses the simple man (Prov. 7:13) then tells him their sexual escapade is safe, “[I have] peace offerings with me; today I have paid my vows” (Prov. 7:14). She also promises that they will be uninterrupted, “For my husband [is] not at home; he has gone on a long journey” (Prov.
Their whole passion is doing their own thing And causing others to rebel against Your ways. Lord, I know the path of people who do right Gets brighter every day, And leads toward the shining light. But the path of those who do wicked things Gets darker all the time, And eventually they stumble in their night. Lord, I will pay attention to what my father says And listen to his wise advice. I will not turn away from his counsel Nor will I refuse to listen to his direction, Because his instructions will make things easier And enrich all I do in life.