Podcast 126: Purchasing Carefully
You have heard “haste makes waste”. Here is the scriptural basis for that idiom. “Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’” (Isaiah 28:16)
Salesmen understand the need to close a sale quickly after their presentation. When your mind is full of all the positives they have trotted out, they know the best time to seal the deal, and get your signature on the dotted line, is right away. But a night’s sleep and some careful thought go a long way towards restoring sanity to their proposal.
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