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My apologies: had internet connectivity problems last week!

verse 8-10: “Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house, In the twilight, in the evening, In the middle of the night and in the darkness. And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.”

Remember the old cliché: “in the wrong place at the wrong time”? Solomon describes the scene of flirting with sexual temptation. The young man lacking sense is in an area he shouldn’t be in. Looking for someone he shouldn’t be with. So, is it any surprise, when the married woman greets the young man, when she “comes to meet him”?

Sometimes, of all the senses God has given us, the one we use least is the common sense. Willpower is a great thing for combating temptation, but remember, the devil doesn’t play fair, and he is a supernatural enemy. When Joseph got cornered by Potiphar’s wife, his best defense was a healthy retreat, breaking all track records to get out of there! Pray to God today to use the wisdom He offers to avoid being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Something to think about today.

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