Sunday, July 22, 2007

Some Values to Pass On...

Hi everybody!

Thanks for all of the compliments on my wedding picture and for participating in Show and Tell Friday.

Well, today is Sunday and it has been a great day. My DH and I went to church this morning where our pastor preached on Proverbs 3. He discussed how there are certain things that each individual values. He then began to talk about how as parents (or one-day in the future parents) we must have something of value to pass on to our children. He then laid out six values (from Proverbs 3) that we should have in our lives in order to pass on to our children.

The six values from Proverbs 3 were...

1. Obey the Word of God and He will bless you by extending the length of your days. (v. 1-2)

2. Remain faithful to the Lord and He will bless you. (v. 3-4)

3. Trust in the Lord instead of yourself and He will bless you by directing your steps. (v. 5-6)

4. Fear the Lord and turn away from sin and He will bless you. (v. 7-8)

5. Honor the Lord with your money and He will bless you. (v. 9-10)

6. Accept the Lord's discipline because it reveals a Father's love for His children. (v. 11-12)

God spoke to me during the message about my failure in some of these areas. For instance, God convicted me about my need to spend more time in His Word and to trust in Him to direct my life.

I just thought I would share what I learned today. I hope it is a blessing and encouragement to you. Have a blessed Sunday!