Two Paths to Take In Life– But One Choice to Make (Fri. April 2)

The word of the day is “but .”  Both wickedness and righteousness earn a just reward that is suited to them.  In our reading of Proverbs 10:31-11:12, we learn this principle of God’s justice. The wise sage of Proverbs writes, “The righteousness of the upright saves them, but the treacherous are taken captive by their own schemes (OAB vs. 6).  Today we exam the contrast between the consequences of following the path of wisdom and straying from it in the way of wickedness. The Treachery of Wickedness In today’s reading, we find that wickedness is full of schemes, plots, and treachery.  By these measures, evil strives to get ahead in this world.  But the sage warns that these designs are…