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"I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth " Exodus: 34:10 (KJV)
The Lord rescue thee from all evil

"And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work and preserve me for His heavenly kingdom. To Him be glory forever and ever" II Timothy 4:18

In this world of imminent dangers and unfathomable apprehensions, our daily prayer gravitates to the almost single query "Lord protect us from all evil". That is exactly what God would like to do – give protection from all evil forces. The evil may appear in any form or kind but the promise still holds good. You may ask if the promise is true why is it that I get trapped by evil designs of satan. If you are a child of God, you may be pushed but not utterly knocked down. The Psalmist beautifully puts it as "Though the good man fall, he shall not be utterly cast down. For the Lord upholds Him with his hand. For the Lord loves justice, and does not forsake His saints. They are preserved forever. But the descendents of the wicked shall be cut off" (Psalms 37:24,28).

We see many dangers around us. The Bible says that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, etc. I am sure all of us would be all able to identify at least some of the dangers within us. We need not have to worry about these dangers because the Lord is good in our life. A stronghold in the day of trouble. He knows those who trust in Him (Nahum 1:7).

Love of money is the root cause of all evil. It has not left anyone untouched. Men are so bound to it that they may do anything to acquire it. The love of money made Judas betray Jesus Christ. How much more it can affect us. When the love of money is removed from us, we can have a more productive life. It would give peace in our mind and forge good ties among our family members and friends.

One more evil of the society is pride. We come across several people in our day today life who boast about their strength, knowledge, wealth, etc. It usually puts off anyone listening to them. Bible says, pride goes before a fall. Therefore, be cautious about pride. It will not hesitate to push you down the abysmal pit any time. Also remember, God hates the pride and gives grace to the humble. To receive his never-ending grace, humble yourself before God. He will lift you up before kings and ministers.

Although I have quoted only few of the perils there are lot more to them. I pray that God will protect you from all these evils and help you to lead a pleasing life.

May God bless you.

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