Foolishness Leads To Ruin

Why do we blame God, when we mess up?

Drawing Closer to Christ

Proverbs 19:3 NLT, “People ruin their lives by their own foolishness and then are angry at the LORD.”

When I read this verse, I immediately thought of my own life and the many times I have made sinful choices that caused me heartache and pain. But instead of taking responsibility for my sinful choices, I questioned God’s love for me or felt that He was being unfair. I can even recall times when I knew the Holy Spirit was cautioning me to avoid certain things or certain people, but I still chose to follow my own worldly desires and ended up regretting it.

Photo by: Kat Jayne

Although sin can seem pleasing for a period of time, it eventually leads to ruin and death (James 1:15). There is no set timing on how long it can take for that ruin to come. It can happen quickly, or it can seem…

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