#767 Dwelling Secure in God (Proverbs 1:3233)
Pre The word with David Platt is a resource from radical dot proverbs chapter one versus thirty two and thirty three for the simple are killed by their turning away and the complacency of fools destroys them but whoever listens to me will dwell secure and we'll be at ease without dread of disaster these these verses punctuate a whole section in proverbs chapter one on those who turn away from wisdom are those this who don't seek out wisdom those who basically get caught up with the foolishness of this world with turning from the wisdom of God God to the ways of this world. You've got a picture all throughout proverbs one of being enticed into sin into foolishness by the world which inevitably happens to all of us like we are all prone to sin. We are prone to foolishness snus left on our own apart from God's spirit and God's word. We run towards sin or we slide I towards sin we must then be active in pursuing God's Word God's wisdom learning God's ways and that's the picture here that complacency of fools destroys them. Those who don't actively look for wisdom. Don't actively listen to wisdom. That's the whole picture in verse thirty three. Whoever listens to me is wisdom will dwell secure will be at ease without dread of disaster that picture of listening of seeking wisdom of intentionally this is not passive but actively looking for wisdom seeking out wisdom listening to them that leads to security and ease avoiding disaster the opposite though happens and when we don't seek wisdom when we slide into complacency when we turn towards foolishness which is are bent apart from God's grace and God's spirit and God's Word so proverbs chapter one is basically shouting shouting to us in a gracious merciful way seek wisdom seek wisdom. I actively actively ask for wisdom actively be in God's word actively seek God's ways and you will dwell secure so God help us. We pray got. I think I am one foolish decision away from racking so much in my life and so I think about God. I don't even want to think about it but I'm one one foolish decision away from just bringing disaster upon myself upon others and every single person is listening to this right now duds the case God. We need your grace. We need your help. We we need your wisdom. We need your word. We need to walk. According to your ways. All your ways are good. All your wisdom system is right so we come to you and we ask you for wisdom and we pray you give us wisdom in every decision we make as we face temptation that we would not slide slide into foolishness. God please help us to walk in wisdom today in everything we think desire say say do make us wise. We pray helped me to be wise. ELP US to be wise and in the wisdom that you promised promised to give us. It's not like you're holding back from us. You give it generously when we ask so we asked for wisdom and re pray that as a result Zolt of your answering this prayer we will dwell secure and be at ease in you in Jesus Jesus name. We pray Amen.