Friday, June 28
Growing up, my mom used to tell me, "If you play with fire, you're going to get burned." I didn't realize it at the time, but those were wise words from a wise, wise mama.
I wouldn't be surprised if Samson's parents had given him that same warning as a young boy and man. Samson knew Delilah's intent wasn't for his good. She was absolutely up front about it. Yet, he chose to play the deadly game anyway--and he got burned.
Why are we so enticed by the "fire"? What's a "fire" area for you? The Bible is a great place to turn for help in dealing with and overcoming temptation. One passage that I find beneficial when it comes to temptation is Psalm 119:9-12. Are there any verses or passages that help you stand strong when you're facing temptation? Tami
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