So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.…
I. A wicked heart INDUCES FOOLHARDINESS. "Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so?" Haman's daring presumption. A wicked heart is both deceitful and deceiving.
II. A wicked heart sooner or later MEETS WITH OPEN CONDEMNATION.
III. A wicked heart LEADS TO FEARFULNESS.
(W. Burrows, B. A.)
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