Proverbs in 365 Devotions
Proverbs 10:18 The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.
Here He Come's Again
The fool returns again. Again and again in the proverbs we hear of the fool. He wears many different masks and gets himself into so much trouble. All the fool needs is a chance. Give him any situation and he will mess things up.
We see the fool following the adulterous woman to his own destruction; we see the fool surrounding himself with the wrong people and suffering harm; we see the fool rushing towards evil... and here we see the fool going about spreading poisonous lies that are sure to stir up trouble and bring destruction.
Solomon is pretty hard on the foolish man and rightfully so. Because the fool is a fool by choice! There is a difference between making a bad decision and a foolish one.