|Who’s the bigger fool? The fool, or the fool who follows her? In the end, I guess it doesn’t matter because if they both continue in their way, they both will end up destroyed. In this passage Solomon deals with the “strange woman,” and the man who falls for her. Proverbs spends a lot of time dealing with the subject of strange women, not so much because woman are particularly evil, but because men are particularly lustful.
“Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow” (Mark 4:3).
The parable of the sower is one of Christ’s most famous parables. (See also Matthew 13:1-9). It speaks of the spreading of the Gospel and how it is received. Sadly, the Gospel seed has a success rate of only twenty-five percent – not because the seed is no good, but because not all the soil is receptive. Continue reading