Pro 2:1 My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you… Then...
IF and THEN! The safety, the blessings, the joy, the wisdom the protection of the Lord is promised to the listening ear. What lies before us each day is a path. One path leads toward life; the other leads toward death. Which one will I choose? How will I know?
Our Master is more than willing to show us which way to go… IF we receive His words and treasure them… THEN…
You will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. v5
You will understand righteousness and every good path. v9
You will be delivered from the way of evil and perverted men. v12
You will be delivered from the smooth words of the adulteress. v16
You will walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. v20
I love the THEN part! Who wouldn’t? These life giving promises are yours and mine beloved…. However, there is also an,
IF?? Before the, THEN!!