Every fighter knows that the battle begins long before entering the ring. We evaluate our relationship to God, our marriage and our children. We must train our children to grow up godly and leave successfully. Families battle for attention, time and love. Preached at Fellowship Church, www.creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: Matthew 6:33-33, Ephesians 5:1-1, Ephesians 6:1-1, Ephesians 5:25-25, Ephesians, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, Proverbs 22:6-6, Genesis 2:24-24
We can make a difference in the lives of the poor. Solomon teaches that we can help the poor by managing our personal finances to insure a surplus for charity, by proactively getting in touch with the poor and by allowing God to give us compassion. Rich or poor, we are all created in God's image. The way we treat the disadvantaged reflects how we treat God.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Proverbs 10:15, Proverbs 14:31, Proverbs 19:17, Proverbs 22:7-9
Tomorrow I turn 40. Lord willing, I’m about halfway done with this marathon we call life. God has been so gracious to me. I have a godly wife who makes me laugh every day and two teenage children who grow daily in faith and wisdom. 25 and 27 years from now Camille and Soren will celebrate their 40th birthdays. This post is for them: it’s the hard-earned wisdom that I’ve...
Author: John Beeson
Scripture: Proverbs 1:5-5, Proverbs 22:7-7
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it.&“Train up a child.” Rarely is a proverb so often quoted and so often misunderstood. It has become the slogan of parenting seminars. It gets referenced as a surefire promise – a divine reward for our toil and sweat as parents. Young parents latch onto the proverb with the hope that their...
Author: Trevin Wax
Scripture: Proverbs 22:6-6