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)
- Listen to the whole sermon here.
(HT: Jared Kennedy)