Sermon on teen dating
It is wonderful, too, at how many points these proverbs touch life, and how intensely practical they are.To ponder them and to follow their instruction is to live well and grandly.Proverbs 1:1-9 Advice For The Groom The custom of a bachelor party before a wedding is often characterized by drunkenness and carousing.The party-hearty attitude seems driven by the belief that the groom will soon be married and have to settle down to a life of domestic boredom. The best man planned a get-together for Joel, but with a refreshing difference." Some of them point to the safe path: "This is the way!" Whatever he found in life he set down here for the benefit of those who would come after.Proverbs calls us “to perceive the words of understanding, to receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, judgment, and equity” (1:2-3).Oswald Chambers said of our personal dealings with others, “Never look for justice, but never cease to give it; and never allow anything you meet with to sour your relationship to men through Jesus Christ.” When we experience unfairness, it is our privilege and responsibility as followers of Christ to respond with honesty and integrity, doing what is right, just, and fair.
We don't have to opt out and spend the whole of our lives thinking.
(All of the above are from Paul Apple's introduction to proverbs) Proverbs 1:1 J R Miller Proverbs 1:1 Solomon learned a great deal by experience.
He put all the resources of this world to the test to see just what they would do for man.
Stedman: Life is simply too big for us to handle by ourselves.
No matter how good the advice seems to be, if it isn't consistent with what God has told us, it is not to be trusted.