A Big Lesson To Learn: Take Heed – THE HUSBAND AND HIS LONG JOURNEY 

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A Big Lesson To Learn: Take Heed

 THE HUSBAND AND HIS LONG JOURNEY 

BASIC SCRIPTURE: ECCLESIASTES 7: 11 -25

One day, a husband made the following proposal to his wife: “Honey, I will leave the house: I will travel far away, get a job and work hard in order to come back and give you the comfortable life that you deserve. I do not know how long I will stay away, I only ask one thing: please wait for me,and while I am away, you should be faithful to me, because I will be faithful to you.” Click to read – “Motivation Bullets And Success Gems For Champions

A Big Lesson To Learn: Take Heed

A Big Lesson To Learn: Take Heed

His wife agreed, so the young man left. He walked many days until he found a farmer who was in need of someone to help him. The young man offered his services. He was accepted. Then he discussed the terms with his boss “Let me work for As long as I want and when I think I should go home, please relieve me of my duties. I do not want to receive my salary. I ask you to save it for me, until the day I leave. The day I decide to go, please give me the money and I will go my way.”

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They agreed on that. So, the young man worked for twenty years without holiday and without rest. After twenty years, he came to his boss and said,“Boss, I want my money, because I’am returning to my home.” The boss replied: “Alright,after all, I made a deal with you and I will stick to it. However, before you go I want to offer you something new: I will give you all your money and send you away; or I will give you 3 pieces of advice and send you away. If I give you money, you lose the 3 pieces of advice. If I give you the 3 pieces of advice, you lose the money.

A Big Lesson To Learn: Take Heed

Now, go to your room and think about your answer. He thought for two days. Then he went to the boss and told him, “I want the 3 pieces of advice.” The boss stressed again, “If I give you the 3 pieces of advice, I will not give you the money,” and the man replied, “I want the 3 pieces of advice.” The boss then told him: (1.) Never take shortcuts in your life, shorter and unknown paths can cost your life. (2) Never be too curious, for curiosity towards evil can be deadly.

(3) Never make decisions in moments of anger or pain, because when you repent, it could be too late…. (As we continue tomorrow, you must understand that in life, there comes a time when GOOD COUNSEL is better than RICHES/WEALTH!). A fool thinks himself to be wise but a wise man thinks himself to be a fool! Ecc 7: 12 says: “For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.”

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WISDOM GIVETH LIFE! It means that in critical battles, only wisdom can save your life from disgrace! Pursue wisdom aggressively!

PRAYER POINTS: Take Song 1: My hope is built …
1. Thank God for today’s word and pray as you are led!
2. Lord, BAPTIZE me with uncommon wisdom AFRESH in Jesus name. See here – “You Too Can Do It

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