How do you respond when it’s just not cricket?
Here’s 6 balls for Smith & Co.
Prov. 20:17 Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel. (A bouncer to start the over)
Jer. 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? (The slider)
Mark 8:36 What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? (Middle stump at pace)
1Tim. 1:15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. (The full toss; there to be made the most of)
2Cor. 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (The wrong ‘un)
Matt. 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Through to the keeper, no danger at all)
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