Posts from June 2020

Building Our Homes in Love

Light from the Hill Building Our Homes in Love WHAT:     READ THE TEXT:  Proverbs 24:3-4 SO WHAT:     REFLECT ON THE TEXT: How do we build our homes in love? 1. Lay a proper foundation Proverbs 3:19-20 reveals wisdom, understanding, and knowledge were with God when He laid the foundation of the world. Those three virtues should thus be with us as we lay a proper foundation for our marriages and our homes. Wisdom emphasizes the ability to see beneath the…

Father Knows Best

Light from the Hill Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Father Knows Best WHAT:     READ THE TEXT:  Proverbs 23:12-24   SO WHAT:     REFLECT ON THE TEXT:   1. Respect       Godly earthly fathers deserve our respect due to the authority they hold simply because they are our dads (cf. Ephesians 6:1-3) and due to the affection they show in appropriately disciplining us (cf. Ephesians 6:4). According to Proverbs 19:18, good fathers correct us because an undisciplined child will slip into unwise…

Speaking Words that Help, not Hurt

Light from the Hill Sunday, June 7, 2020 Speaking Words that Help, not Hurt WHAT:     READING THE TEXT:  Proverbs 15:1-4 SO WHAT:     REFLECTING ON THE TEXT: 1. Gentle rather than gruff demeanor      What we say and how we say it matters (cf. Proverbs 18:19). So when conflict emerges in a relationship, we should be mindful of how we respond. Striking out with attacking tones designed to wound another person is not going to help restore a relationship. Rather…
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