Being a Father is a big job. Having a wise child makes the job easier and more joyful. Learn how to be a wise child and make your parents glad with this advice from the Bible.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: But a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
A wise son maketh a glad father: But a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Dad’s are under a lot of pressure. They are a husband to a wife. They are called by God to be the spiritual leader. They are tasked with providing for the needs of the Family. They are trusted to protect the family.
Raising children is a tremendous blessing. To have children is one of life’s special gifts. To raise children is one of life’s most daunting tasks.
Rarely is a child wise enough to have compassion and empathy for his parents.
The word child in this message/article is used in the wide sense of the word. Sometimes it speaks of age and other times of relation.
Often, when a child is old and has children of his own, he can truly appreciate his parents. But why wait until we are old? Set yourself apart from most of the world and value your parents today!
What if there were four simple times you could add to your schedule that would protect your marriage and keep it healthy? Would you give it a try?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Communication is the lifeblood of a marriage. When you can’t communicate, your relationship will deteriorate. The couple that doesn’t talk will at best be roommates and at worst separate.
Therefore, it is imperative that you protect your marriage by maintaining your ability to talk.
Keep the lines of communication open. Together, you can work through any problem, overcome any obstacle, and defeat any foe.
Here are 4 Scheduled Times That Will Protect Your Marriage.
This thought-provoking poem explains that marriage is a miracle of God!
I wrote this poem for a CCBC Valentine Banquet in 2009. Since that time, it has been used in weddings and marriage counseling.
May God use it to encourage your heart today!
The Miracle of Marriage
What makes marriage special? So many ask today.
Is it lace and garland on the wedding day?
Is it friends and family who gather to enjoy
All the fancy gaiety the day seems to employ?
Is it cake and punch prepared by careful hands?
Is it gourmet lunch the regal day demands?
Is it gay attire donned by all who go,
Or a special smile shared with one you know?
In a world where people have forgotten how to treat one another, this list will save you a lot of grief. Check it out.
Matthew 18:15-17 “Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.  But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.  And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.”
Matthew 5:23-24 “Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;  Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.”
We live in a day where accusation and innuendo have tremendous power. No longer are you innocent until proven guilty. It seems that most people today believe you are guilty until proven innocent. That sentiment plays strongly into satan’s role as the “accuser of the brethren.”
Furthermore, good people can get upset with one another over misunderstandings that are not handled (more…)
Summer is here! Christian Camps, Conferences, Revivals, and Trips are in full swing. For countless people, these activities have been a proven way to make great memories and life-changing decisions. Follow these simple tips for a great time you will remember for the rest of your life.
[shareable]There is no greater fun than time spent with Christian friends making memories without the regret and guilt of sin.[/shareable]
Bring a good time with you. “Bored” is a state of mind. You won’t have access to your usual distractions (TV, phone, game system, etc.). Plan to enjoy nature and the company of others at camp. (more…)