08: Words of Wisdom – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

The Bible Speaks to All People

[Thought questions for Words of Wisdom February 17, 2015] 1. Products of our environment. Have you ever known a devoted, Christian family who adopted a child from a disruptive family? Did they believe they could overcome the errors of the youngster’s birth parents by firmly planting their feet in a Christian environment? Why doesn’t it always work out that … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Compassion for the Poor
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The Good Samaritan

A person’s character is measured less by wisdom or even religious commitments than by readiness to help the poor and the needy. It is not what you have that measures your character. Who you are to your neighbor is the measure of character. The Samaritan who saves his neighbor is closer to the kingdom of … [Click to read more …]

God Will Repay You
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Image © Lars Justinen from GoodSalt.com

Don’t say, “I will get even for this wrong.” Wait for the Lord to handle the matter. Proverbs 20:22 NLT A while back, after a friend had wrongfully taken money from me, I was reading in Romans 12:19, Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Words of Wisdom (Feb 21 ’15)
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Derek Morris 14d

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 …]

08: Words of Wisdom – Lesson Plan
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gless08

Key Thought : Mercy and truth will help you make the best choices in life and help those in your community grow. [Lesson Plan for Words of Wisdom February 16, 2015] 1. Have a volunteer read Proverbs 20:6-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Waiting for the Lord
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Read Proverbs 20:17, 21:5. What practical lesson can we find in these texts? The thief who steals bread gets it faster than the one who has to work for it. Salespeople who lie to sell their bad merchandise may become rich faster than the honest merchant (compare Proverbs 21:5 to Proverbs 21:6). Yet, says the … [Click to read more …]

Monday: The Test of Life
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Helping Grandfather

Their works follow them, says Revelation 14:13 (NKJV) about the reward of the righteous. Only the future will testify to the real value of the individual. People may boast now of their wealth, their knowledge, their physical prowess, and maybe that is all true. But what does it mean in the sight of God? So … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: We Are All Equal
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Man Looking at Christians As Primitive

Read Proverbs 20:12. What does this teach us about the value of all humans? Unlike the theory of evolution, which considers us all to be nothing but chance products of a mindless cosmos, the Bible teaches that all humans were created by God (see also Acts 17:26). It is no accident, either, that Thomas Jefferson … [Click to read more …]