The tiger begins hunting at sundown. There is but one animal of the forest that can cross the tiger's path without fear-the elephant. No other living creature of the jungle can escape the killer tiger. In eating, the tiger stands or kneels, always on the alert for some surprise. Tiger cubs, trained by their mothers soon learn to find their own food and avoid pitfalls and traps.
What can we learn from the tiger? The tiger is careful and crafty and suspicious in a good way. He is careful to avoid pitfalls and traps. He is rarely taken by surprise.
The world is full of surprises and pitfalls and traps for the believing Christian. It is the devil's world. The Lord Jesus calls him the god of this world, the prince of darkness. He sets many traps to surprise and trick and tempt us to sin.
God tells us in the Bible that we are to walk as children of the light, His children, in a dark, sinful world. We must stay alert; we must walk carefully; we must be wise. Read Ephesians 5:8-17.
How can we become careful and wise like the tiger? By paying close attention to God's Word and by obeying it. Hebrews 5:12-14 tells us that feeding on the simple and hard things in God's Word will exercise and train us to know right from wrong.
The Bible will keep you from sin
Sin will keep you from the Bible!
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