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Dangerous Promises

03 Jul

Well, I just have to share this. It is spot on as usual. I may be quiet for a bit as we have sold our house here in Colorado and are moving to Amarillo, TX. Praying this truly is our last move! 😉 Blessings, Anna

Linda's Bible Study

Eccl. 5:4-5.

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for He hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

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Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.

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We are not to make a vow (promise) to God unless we are prepared to make good on it right away. This is a very clear warning, and really doesn’t need much explanation.

God takes no delight in people who make a promise foolishly, with no real intention of following through. It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not pay it.

How does this work in today’s culture?

Never say, “I swear to God. . . . .” unless you are fully prepared to pay whatever you have promised. We tend to use superlatives in our daily speech, and we need…

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