Tuesday: Protect Your Friendship
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Someone once said: Lord, protect me from my friends; I can take care of my enemies. The book of Proverbs is concerned with the vulnerability of friendship; it counsels us on how to keep our friends and also, if necessary, how to protect ourselves from them. The Hebrew word forfriend also means neighbor, the one … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Ears to Feet: Putting Wisdom Into Practice
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You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Protect Your Family
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Once we determine to walk in the way of wisdom, we still need great caution because we will meet obstacles along that way (see 1 Pet. 5:8). One of the greatest dangers we face deals with our families, the most precious, sensitive, and intimate domain of life.   Read Proverbs 5. What dangers must we guard … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: From Ears to Feet
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Read for This Week’s Study: Proverbs 4, 1 Kings 3:9, Matt. 13:44, Proverbs 5, 1 Cor. 10:13, Prov. 6:1–19. Memory Text: Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left; remove your foot from evil (Proverbs 4:26-27, NKJV). Science has demonstrated that hearing impacts how … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: From Humptulips to Aleknagik
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Life was hard in the western Washington town of Humptulips during the 1930s. Located on the Humptulips river on the Olympic peninsula, the town had seen better days for the commercial fishermen trying to earn a living. One family, the Moodys, found life so difficult in Humptulips that they decided to follow Mrs. Moody’s brother … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study: The Call of Wisdom
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Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, Hidden Treasure, p. 111–114, in Christ’s Object Lessons; A Blessing in the Home, p. 334, in Messages to Young People; Study of Physiology, p. 197, 198, in Education; Ellen G. White Comments, p. 1156, in The SDA Bible Commentary, vol. 3. The youth need to understand the deep truth … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: The Call of Wisdom
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You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: The Benefit of Wisdom
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Read Proverbs 2:1–5. What are the conditions for understanding the fear of the LORD? What choices do we have to make in this matter? Three times the discourse is introduced with the conjunction if, marking three stages in the progression of education. The first if introduces the passive stage of listening; that is, simply being … [Click to read more …]