God Hates Sinful Eyes (Proverbs 6:17)

What is the focal point of your eyes? We are reminded God hates eyes that sin (see Proverbs 6:17). Still, when the day’s images replay in our minds, they often include what we have seen on the internet, whether wise or foolish. Our culture, especially millennials, is bombarded by social media images on a daily […]

Satan Preys on Our Eyes (Proverbs 4:25)

What has been the focal point of your eyes this week? Think about the images that captured your gaze most frequently. Now here’s the big question: What do those images reveal about your heart? The second target of temptation is the lust of our eyes (see 1 John 2:16). In our peripheral vision, we see […]

Satan Preys on the Mouth (Proverbs 4:24)

Have you ever uttered something and then wished you hadn’t? Solomon recognized the potential danger in our speech: “Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips” (Proverbs 4:24). John said that one of the three pathways temptation flows is from our hearts to our mouths. Each of us can fall […]

Satan Preys on the Heart (Proverbs 4:23)

Priority number one is that we should guard our heart with wisdom because all of life flows from it: “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (Proverbs 4:23). God gave us at least four primary desires (see Genesis 1:27-29). They include (1) the desire for significance from being created […]