Watch Out for Falling Anvils

“Will he prosper? Will he who does such things escape?  Can he break a covenant and still be delivered?” — Ezekiel 17:15b

In Psalm 57:6  David says something that we see frequently in the Bible, that the wicked dig a pit to entrap someone else and fall in it themselves.  This is not a narrowly tailored statement intended only to apply to David’s particular situation.  It is repeated broadly enough in so many places in the Scriptures that we ought to take it as a general principle, that whenever a man seeks to do evil against someone else, he always ends up hurting himself instead.  When I was talking about this at breakfast this morning, Allie, 5, says, “Oh yes!  That’s what always happens in the cartoons!”   Continue reading “Watch Out for Falling Anvils”