Wisdom and Work (Selected Proverbs)

Key Idea: Wisdom demands us to consider the purpose and proper attitude towards work so we may skillfully Glorify God and love others through it. Four fundamental aspects of work to skillfully navigate in our lives: 1.    Worship: God’s Purpose for Work (Prov 8:22-31) 2.    Practical: Survival, Enjoyment, Generosity (Prov 10:4-5, 12:11, 11:24-25, 13:22) 3.    Character: Faithfulness in Work (Prov. 25:13, 12:24, 20:17, 11:1) 4.    Stewardship: Keeping Work in its Proper Place (Prov 22:9, 23:4-5, 27:1)...

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Wisdom and Words (Selected Proverbs)

Key Idea: Wisdom with our words should be reflected not only in what we talk about, but how we communicate Christ in all things Three areas to consider for how to wisely handle our words: 1. Be Mindful of Your Content (Prov 10:11, 26:20, 16:28, 10:21)         a. Refuse to Gossip         b. Refashion with Grace 2. Be Sensitive to Your Context (Prov 15:23, 25:11-12, 17:28, 27:6, 27:14, 26:4-5)         a. Right “Who?”         b. Right “When?” and “Where?” 3. Be Consistent in Your Conduct (Prov 15:28, 16:21-24, 15:1, 15:4)...

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Wisdom and Integrity (Selected Proverbs)

Key Idea: Living with integrity means every aspect of your life is subject to the wisdom of the LORD and keeping in step with the Fear of the LORD.   Three aspects of Godly integrity you must watch and build into your life: Your Legacy (Prov 10:9, 22:1) Your Commitments (20:25, 25:14) Your Diligence Planning (Prov 16:3, 21:5) Stewardship (Prov 6:6-8, 24:30-31)...

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Wisdom and Friendship (Selected Proverbs)

Four building blocks for good and godly friendships Centered on Jesus, Not Just Common Interests (Prov 13:20) Counseling, Not Coddling (Prov 27:9) Correction, Not Criticism (Prov 27:6) Commitment, Not Convenience (Prov 17:17, 18:24)...

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Joy & Design: Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Selected Scriptures)

Key Idea: God has given us biblical roles as men and women for human flourishing and thriving marriages. I. Biblical Manhood and a Man to Find A godly man has a sense of responsibility to humbly lead, love, provide for, and protect women and family II. Biblical Womanhood and a Woman to Find A godly woman has a responsibility to be a stable, wise, and influential helper in the family....

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