Balaam is mentioned in eight different books of the Bible. It is clear that the Holy Spirit intends for us to learn some lessons from this man’s life. Unfortunately for Balaam, his place in the Bible is a place of shame. He went from being a prophet of God to a prophet seeking profit.
No matter how many times we read passages in the Bible that speak of people becoming unfaithful to God, the tragic reality never really sinks in until we see it happen to someone close to us. The sad reality is that good men can turn wicked. Any man or woman who at one time was a great example of faithfulness for others can lose his or her way and become an example of what we shouldn't be. As we examine this topic, however, I believe that there are some warning signs that can be found in the lives of the men and women we read about in the Bible.
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