How do you know if you are going in the wrong direction or making a wrong decision? Is God able to get your attention? Have you ever “gone over the cliff” and you never had a clue you were close to the edge? Balaam was a prophet in the Old Testament. He was headed in the wrong direction (Num. 22). God used his donkey to try to tell him. Balaam was too hardheaded to listen and he finally lost his life. I have seen four ways God uses people to warn me that I am moving in a wrong direction. If you don’t read on, you may be close to the cliff and not even know it!
The donkey in the story did four things that people also do who are trying to warn you of a wrong direction: