Thursday, June 24, 2021

Beware Of Ungodly Advice From Serpents In Your Life

Genesis 3:1-13, “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made.  And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.  And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.  And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons. And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself. And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked?  Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done?  And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.”

There are multiple life-changing truths that can be gleaned from this beautiful passage of Scripture. One of the most profound truths to me is that the serpent (Satan - Revelation 20:2) started off by talking about what God said. Isn't that interesting? 

One of my favorite YouTube channels is 'The Better Bachelor' by a man who goes by the nickname “Joker.” Unfortunately, Joker is an unsaved immoral man who openly promotes whoremongering. I love his YouTube channel because he is 99% correct about women's horrible attitudes toward marriage and men. Much of what Joker says is true. He has 304,000 subscribers, about 10% of whom are women. I like Joker and can relate to his bachelor's lifestyle. My own former wife of 18 years divorced me in 2006 and has never apologized for anything. The closest she has come to an apology is to blame three other women for pressuring her to file for divorce, just as Eve blamed the serpent in Genesis 3:1-5. And just like the serpent, those three ungodly women went their merry way after ruining another woman's life. The biggest mistake you'll ever make is to listen to the ungodly advice of other people during troublesome times in your marriage.

Not by my own choosing, my own former wife of 18 years divorced me in 2006 and has never apologized for anything. The closest she has come to an apology is to blame three other women for pressuring her to file for divorce, just as Eve blamed the serpent in Genesis 3:1-5. And just like the serpent, those three ungodly women went their merry way after ruining another woman's life. The biggest mistake you'll ever make is to listen to the ungodly advice of other people during troublesome times in your marriage. ...

“You will find that a man who is full of the Holy Spirit is full of Scripture, and that will lead you aright. But a man who preaches and has dreams and everything but the Word to present to you, you cannot tell where he will lead you.” —Pastor Dwight L. Moody

The Bible warns us about taking advice from ungodly people...

Psalm 1:1-2, “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

The way you avoid ungodly advice is to SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES as Jesus commanded. John 5:39, “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” The only way to make the darkness go away is to shine the light. In the presence of THE TRUTH, all lies lose their effectiveness! That is why the Bible says we need lying false prophets, so truth-tellers like me can use them as a blank canvas to PREACH THE TRUTH! 1st Corinthians 11:19, “For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.

There is MUCH ungodly advice on YouTube and the internet. I've been watching many videos by men about their bad experiences with women. One common complaint by men is that the court system in America is unfair, biased in favor of women, and totally anti-marriage. They are 100% correct!!! That is one of the main reasons why most men won't get married nowadays, for fear of becoming a weekend Dad, and being forced to support a rebellious wife for decades to come  (if not life). If a marriage goes bad, the man doesn't get anything. He loses his companion. He loses his sex life. He loses his cook. He loses his helpmeet. He loses everything. Yet, the courts force the man to continue to financially support her. Talk about unfair! She can hook-up with a new boyfriend. Her new guy could be an airplane pilot making $125,000 a year. It doesn't matter, her former betrayed husband now has to see 50% of his wages garnished. Can you blame men for now wanting to tie the knot? 

Worse, most women today are willing to hook-up instead of demand marriage. And the one's who do demand marriage often end up lonely and single permanently, especially if you are nearing your 40th birthday. The best advice you'll hear dear reader is to NEVER have sex outside of a legally binding marriage which can be enforced in a court of law. That is a great deterrent from a partner walking out the door and abandoning you. That is why men won't commit. But as long as loose women are willing to have physical relations outside of marriage, a large percentage of men won't seek marriage, and I cannot blame them. It is not right, and I am not justifying sin, God forbid, but I can understand why men these days are reluctant to commit from the horror stories I have heard of marriages gone wrong.

Get married and stay married!!! That is the best advice you'll ever hear. It is godly advice. A marriage is two people never giving up on each other. But once there has been a divorce, it's over. You now have a choice. When the preacher John Wesley was asked about his wife divorcing him he responded: “I did not dismiss her. I did not abandon her. I will not recall her.” I feel exactly the same about my former wife divorcing me in 2006. Good riddance!

Be careful who you take advice from. The Word of God is out ONLY authority is all matters of faith, life and morality. If you research the psychiatry industry, you'll discover that the concept of sin is not recognized by their profession. Therefore, how can they truly help people with their mental problems, which are caused by living in rebellion against God? If you go visit a psychiatrist, there is a 100% chance of you leaving with a prescription for drugs! Drugs can help some people, and I think are necessary. Pastor Jack Hyles used to say that some people do need a psychiatrist. There are some insane people. So I am not totally against the psychiatrist profession, but in most cases I believe people actually need spiritual help, which an unsaved or atheist psychiatrist cannot provide. 

There is no better counsel than searching the Scriptures. I only use and recommend the inspired King James Bible. I got saved at 13 years of age. I have never used any other Bible than the King James Bible. I have been saved for 41 years. I have no difficulty understanding the King James Bible. In time you won't either if you study it. Do we cheapen and rewrite Shakespeare? No, we study it in the beauty in which it was written. The same holds true of the beloved King James Bible.

Lessons From Eve In The Garden Of Eden

In the Garden of Eden, Eve was minding her own business and along came the serpent. Eve was caught off guard. Dear reader, an idle mind is the Devil's workshop. You should always stay focused on God and His Word. Isaiah 26:3, “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.If you want to have perfect peace and a stable sound mind, then get into the Word of God. When Jesus healed the demon possessed maniac of Gadarenes, the townspeople found him clothed and in his right mind. I love that! Jesus will keep you in your RIGHT MIND. Mark 5:15, “And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.” 

We all need God's wisdom. We should all read or listen to the Old Testament book of Proverbs regularly for wisdom. The Bible WILL give the reader wisdom. Many people are as mindless lemmings, merely going along with what they here. Proverb 14:15, “The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going. Millions of Americans foolishly believe whatever the newsmedia spoon-feeds them. A wise person thinks for them self, fearing God and  taking regard to the wisdom of God's Word. James 1:5, “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.God promises to give wisdom to those of His children who ask. If you are not saved, a Christ-rejecter, then you cannot expect God to give you wisdom in your unbelief. The Bible says God's wrath abides upon the head of every Christ rejecter (John 3:36).

Eve saw that the forbidden fruit was good to look upon. She thought that it would make her wise. She thought that the fruit was good for food. The sin looked so good. She thought the sin would benefit her. She thought the sin would taste good, and it did at first. But Eve would later choke in bitter regret that she ever took that first bite!!! That is exactly how sin works. We see the bright and flashy lights of SIN CITY Las Vegas. We men see the pretty woman, or women that handsome guy. We see the shiny box that sin comes in, but we don't see the rotting dead consequences that sin brings into our life. Oh how sin thrills and then it kills! Oh how sin fascinates and then it assassinates! The Devil is a beautiful liar!

Never take anyone's advice without consulting the Holy Scriptures. Proverbs 3:5-7, “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. I love that Bible passage.

Dear reader, never let anyone talk you into filling for divorce. That is the Devil. Never let someone talk you into premarital sex. That is the Devil. Never let anyone talk you into hurting someone. That is the Devil. Never let anyone talk you into committing a sin or a crime. That is Satan! Proverbs 1:10, “My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.God bless you and thank you for reading my articles. I pray each day for God to give me wisdom, so I can help others for my dear God and Savior.

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