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A Crucial Word For Parents

They don’t include any kind of “instruction manual” for raising your child when they send you home from the hospital with your baby. Thankfully, God’s word gives parents the instructions they need, in places like Proverbs 22:15, which reads: “Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; the rod of discipline will remove it far from him.” This verse gives us several important lessons about child discipline: 262 more words

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Is There A Lion?

“The sluggard says, ‘There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets.'” (Proverbs 22:13)

The Book of Proverbs contains a number of character studies, which describe different kinds of people we encounter — or perhaps ourselves!   281 more words

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"When The Cat's Away ..."?

“A king who sits on the throne of justice disperses evil with his eyes”  (Proverbs 20:8)

This scripture pictures a strong leader on the throne of the land, before whom the wicked scatter. 181 more words

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How To Stay Poor

You probably don’t want a recipe for poverty, but the more pertinent question may be, are you unwittingly following it? Proverbs 21:17 says: “He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.” 287 more words

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A Surprising Cause of Unanswered Prayer

Ever wondered why your prayer request goes unanswered? Scripturally, there are a number of possible answers you might be familiar with:

— sometimes we ask with wrong motives (James 4:3) 212 more words

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A Word To The Wise

One of the striking testimonies that came out of the Oklahoma City bombing a few years ago involved a man who was sitting in his Murrah Building office thinking, “I wonder what God is going to have to do to get my attention?” Just then, the floor exploded from underneath him! 179 more words

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A Prayer for God's People

Another good scriptural intercessory prayer is found in Psalm 28:9, where David concludes the Psalm with these words: “Oh save Your people and bless Your heritage! 286 more words

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