Originally posted on SettledInHeaven.org Blog:
Our Relationship To The Law Of God: Selfishness Compared To Submission: Proverbs 28:17-20
17) A man that doeth violence to the blood of [any] person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
18) Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but [he that is] perverse [in his] ways shall fall at once.
19) He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain [persons] shall have poverty enough.
20) A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
In this chapter, Solomon directs our attention to having the proper relationship to the moral laws of the Lord (this would include the 10 commandments and the other manifold laws of God that are based…
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