What Wisdom Must We Pass on to Our Kids?

Daniel Montgomery, Pastor of Sojourn Church, from his sermon series on Proverbs: TEACH YOUR KIDS TO SUFFER WELL.

MYTH:  Suffering is to be avoided at all costs. REALITY: Suffering is normal. (Prov. 10:25, Rom. 5:3-5)

TEACH YOUR KIDS TO WORK DILIGENTLY.

MYTH: Work is to be avoided at all costs. REALITY: You were created to work. (Prov. 10:4, Col. 3:23-24)

TEACH YOUR KIDS TO SPEND WISELY.

MYTH: Everything is yours to use as you see fit. REALITY: Your life is a sacred stewardship (Prov. 23:4, Rom. 12:1)

TEACH YOUR KIDS TO MAKE WISE DECISIONS.

MYTH: Only you can decide what's the best, most fulfilling way to live. REALITY: Holy living allows you to experience God's best for your life. (Prov. 3:7-8, 1 Pet. 1:15-16)

TEACH YOUR KIDS TO LIVE BY GRACE.

MYTH: Failure is final. REALITY: You were created to receive and give grace. (Prov. 19:11, Eph. 2:8-9)

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(HT: Jared Kennedy)