This needs to be repeated!

A Prophetic Walk

Beware of people who use words of flattery to win you.  Ten times out of ten they want something. People often flatter folks in order to get something from them. And some people are more vulnerable to that than others.

I have learned that sometimes people study and target people to get what they want whether it be a job, money, notoriety and they will say whatever they need to, in order to get to what they want. It’s a dangerous and manipulative practice.

The Bible is clear about this. I’d rather have someone to tell me the truth rather than to make me feel good.

 Psalm 12:2:

2They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

 Proverbs 7:21:

21With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced…

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