How To Choose the Company We Keep (Thurs. April 8)

The word of the day is “company.”  “A man is known by the company he keeps.”  This adage is one of the most familiar of Aesop’s Fables.  But the  Scriptures often repeat the same thought.  For instance, in our reading of Proverbs 13:19-14:6, the wise sage of Proverbs writes, “He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed (NKJV vs. 30). We learn from this humble saying that we should seek the best kind of companionship as followers of Christ.  Not every would-be friend is a suitable travel companion as we walk in the way of the Lord. We Become Like Our Friends A Spanish saying observes, “He that goes with wolves…