Day 190: Street Wise & Safe

Proverbs 9:16

Are you confused about life, don’t know what’s going on?


Men need to be street-wise and protect themselves.

Have you ever been in an unfamiliar city and found yourself in a blighted area? You look around, and the seedy place of town crawls with sinful opportunity. Not long ago, my wife and I were in Los Angeles, and we found ourselves in one of those areas of town. She was quick to suggest that we look for a new neighborhood.

As men, we tend to be aware of our surroundings and prepared for whatever could put us in danger. When I walk into new surroundings, I am constantly surveying the room. I want to know the exit plan. I want to know where I can go to protect my family.

We need to be proactive in teaching our sons this lesson. They must be focused and alert – sober-minded and wise regarding their surroundings.

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8


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