There are many snares and nets within our lives,but Praise be to God that saves us from them all!
The following is a list of just how many we can come across as we go through this life…………………
1.)To company with an angry person-“Make no friendship with an angry man;and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways,and get a snare to thy soul”. (Proverbs 22:24,25).
2.)A fool’s mouth-“A fool’s mouth is his destruction,and his lips are the snare of his soul”(Proverbs 18:7).
3.)The Proud-“The proud have hid a snare for me,and cords;they have spread a net by the wayside;they have set gins for me”.(Psalm 140:5).
4.)The Wicked-“The Lord trieth the righteous:but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.Upon the wicked he shall rain snares,fire and brimstone,and a horrible tempest:This shall be the portion of their cup”.(Psalm 11:5,6).
5.)Fear of Man-“The fear of man bringeth a snare:but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe”.(Proverbs 29:25).
6.)Neighbor-“A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet”.(Proverbs 29:5).
7.)Evil man-“In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare:but the righteous doth sing and rejoice”.(Proverbs 29:6).
8.)The Enemy-“They also that seek after my life lay snares for me:and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things,and imagine deceits all the day long”.(Psalm:38:12).
9.)The perverse-“Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward:(perverse)he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them”.(Proverbs 22:5).
10.)The Devil himself-“And the servant of the Lord must not strive;but be gentle unto all men,apt to teach,patient,In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves;if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil,who are taken captive by him at his will”.(2 Timothy 2:24-26).
Save us ,O Lord our God,and gather us from among the heathen,to give thanks unto thy Holy name,and to triumph in thy praise.Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting:and let all the people say.Amen.Praise ye the Lord!
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