They say experience is the best teacher, and that’s true, but wouldn’t you rather pass on the experience of pain and regret if you could? You just might have the opportunity, if you intentionally learn from the experiences of others and save yourself the trouble.
And that’s what the Bible is for . . . spend some time with it.
Now these things happened to them as an example, but they were written down for our instruction, on whom the end of the ages has come.
1 Corinthians 10:11