Hindrances to Prayer Prov. 28: 9

Hindrances to Prayer Prov. 28: 9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson is on the hindrances to prayer.  There are a number of things that will hinder your prayer life: Not hearkening to the words of God – Prov 28:9 Not reading them – George Mueller prayed with an open Bible...

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Training Children (Part 1)

Proverbs 1:8, Ephesians 6:1-2 Proverbs is a book about training children.  There is not another book like it in the Bible that begins with the words of a father and ends with the words of a mother.  Proverbs contains principles of wise living.  God’s curriculum for children is superior to...

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Iron Sharpeneth Iron Prov. 27: 17

Iron Sharpeneth Iron Prov. 27: 17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Bible says, Iron sharpeneth iron.  You see how this works in 1 Sam 13:21, “Yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the coulters, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to sharpen the goads.”  These...

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The Full Soul Prov. 27: 7

The Full Soul Prov. 27:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Prov 27:7 we see that the full soul loatheth even the honeycomb – that’s like dessert after a meal – if you are too full to eat it then you just have to pass. But the hungry soul would consider...

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Open Rebuke and Faithful Words Prov. 27: 5-6

Open Rebuke and Faithful Words Prov. 27: 5-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Open rebuke is better than secret love – open rebuke doesn’t cost you their love like you’re afraid it will.  Notice: Jesus openly rebuked Peter – Matt 16 but Peter loved him Jn 21 Paul openly rebuked Peter –...

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Getting Rid of Envy Prov. 27: 4

Getting Rid of Envy Prov. 27:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Who is able to stand before envy? Gen 37:11 – Joseph couldn’t [Acts 7:9] – his envious brothers sold him into slavery Ps 106:16 – Moses couldn’t – the envious Jews finally pushed him to speak unadvisedly with his lips and...

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Boast Not Thyself Of Tomorrow Prov. 27: 1

Boast Not Thyself of To Morrow Prov. 27: 1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Bible says, Boast not thyself of tomorrow.  We are so guilty of this – always thinking about what we are going to do: Tomorrow This weekend Next month On vacation This summer When we retire You better...

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A Potsherd Covered with Silver Dross Prov. 26: 23-28

A Potsherd Covered With Silver Dross Prov. 26 :23-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This proverb is about a potsherd covered with silver dross.  A potsherd is a fragment or piece of broken pottery – dross is the worthless material that is removed from the silver when it is refined (it’s...

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Walls of a Godly Home: #4 Walk in Integrity

Proverbs 11:3, 20:7, Psalm 25:21, Job 2:8 Be a person of integrity because your family will appreciate and be blessed by your integrity.  The alternative will be disastrous. Integrity is a Guide Proverbs 11:3 – Integrity is a guide that goes before you Another name for this is Ethics. It’s...

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