My child, if sinners entice you, turn your back on them!…
When a bird sees a trap being set, it stays away. But not these people! They set an ambush for themselves; they booby-trap their own lives! (Proverbs 1:10, 17-18, New Living Translation).
Proverbs is all about cause and effect, and the cause of much evil is the power of negative peer pressure. It’s tough to say no to pressure and temptation, but these resources can help:
- Rise Above Peer Pressure
- Choose Your Friends
- Dealing With Temptation
- Lead Us Not Onto Temptation Isle