Pro 21:10 The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbor findeth no favor in his eyes.I hope you don't mind if I share a personal story with you today. Years ago, our kiddos participated in a play, called The Holy War. This was an adaptation for children of the story Pilgrim's Progress, which some of you were studying recently. A town was being besieged by the devil and his demons, and the characters inside the town were named for traits of the human character. We were always chuckling when we heard Impatience say her line in practice: "I want what I want, when I want it!"
Pro 21:11 When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
Our verse above says that when a wise person is instructed, they receive knowledge. Well, I wouldn't put me in the "wise" category, but this whole scenario did make me think --- how many times do I rush ahead of God, and say, "I want what I want, when I want it."
How about you? Is there a situation that you can share that has instructed you?