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Day 5 Proverbs Challenge: Your Own Well

by Sharman J. Monroe

Drink water from your own cistern,
And running water from your own well.  

Proverbs 5:15 (NKJV)

Many people say Proverbs 5 addresses adultery. I agree, but its message also relates to other matters. Oftentimes, we compare our lot in life with what we see going on someone else’s life. And when we compare, nine times out ten, we see all the lack in our own life. Envy comes around, gets comfortable in our mind, bringing all kinds of snacks, and cozies down for a long stay. Envy’s friends, hatred and anger, soon follow.

God directs us to drink from our OWN cistern and OWN well. Continue reading

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