Be Obedient to God.
“And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, if Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the Lord my God, to do less or more.”
How many people take bribes in our present time? Many people make a living from bribes.
How do you handle situations that want to compromise you?
What do you do if your situation at work is such that you will not be paid for your work unless you do something against your will?
Are you doing stuff beyond the word of God?
Balak tried his best to intimidate Balaam into cursing the Israelites.
He blessed the Israelites.
Will you also refuse to do evil, even if your life depends on it?
Jesus could easily save Himself from the cross.
He did not.
He did not even lose His life for Himself.
He did it to save mankind.
What are you doing to live a life above reproach?
The Holy Spirit is your helper.
He will show you the way out.
Application to the Christian life:
Remain faithful to God.
Daily Learn to follow Jesus
Bless your friends.