Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 2): A Message to the Child of Godly Parents

In Part 1 of this study, we discussed the parental duty of godly instruction. Parents have an obligation to train a child in the way he should go (Prov. 22:6). Parents should grow in grace and knowledge of the Living God and the Lord Jesus Christ (II Peter 3:18) and discuss God’s ways with their children (Deut. 6:6-9). If trained correctly, young people can grow … Continue reading Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 2): A Message to the Child of Godly Parents

Proverbs 1:7 (Part 2): Fools Despise Knowledge

In Part 1, we discussed the first half of Proverbs 1:7. In this installment, we will discuss the second half. Remember, the road to obtaining knowledge begins with deep respect for the one true God. It is impossible to acquire the necessary knowledge for a happy prosperous life if you do not respect the Lord God and His instructions. (For more on this topic, read … Continue reading Proverbs 1:7 (Part 2): Fools Despise Knowledge

He That Endureth to the End (Preface)

Overview             The Bible is a book about character. Ponder that fact for a moment. Consider this fact as well: The Bible is commonly referred to as God’s instruction manual for mankind. The Holy Bible is filled with information we can use to live righteous lives. Much of this information is found in the Old Testament and then amplified by the epistles of the New … Continue reading He That Endureth to the End (Preface)

Understanding True Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, a United States holiday federally established by Abraham Lincoln, is said to be a day of thanking God for His blessings. On this day, many Americans gather together with their families to eat a large meal. During this day, families recall impactful events and share stores of the “good ole’ days.” After the meal, families consume rich desserts while enjoying the company of others … Continue reading Understanding True Thanksgiving

Scrutinize Your Associations: Proverbs 1:10-19

Considering the concepts we have discussed so far, we want to discuss associations. Remember Proverbs was written by Solomon who was gifted wisdom from God. Therefore, Proverbs is wisdom from God. In this installment, we want to explore the guidance Solomon gives regarding who we associate with.                 Read Prov.1:10-19. Notice these verses are discussing sinners approaching you to violate clear commandments of God for … Continue reading Scrutinize Your Associations: Proverbs 1:10-19