Stop and thank God for being present with you today. Ask for God’s guidance as you hear God’s voice through scripture and the writer.
22 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches,
and favor is better than silver or gold.
2 The rich and the poor have this in common:
the Lord is the maker of them all.
3 The clever see danger and hide;
but the simple go on, and suffer for it.
4 The reward for humility and fear of the Lord
is riches and honor and life.
5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse;
the cautious will keep far from them.
6 Train children in the right way,
and when old, they will not stray.
7 The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is the slave of the lender.
8 Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity,
and the rod of anger will fail.
9 Those who are generous are blessed,
for they share their bread with the poor.
I remember going to church with my grandmother when I was younger. She use to have me in church services on the regular basis. Even if I did not want to go she made sure I was in the house of the Lord. Not only on Sunday morning but for Sunday School and even Bible Study. she was serious about me going to church. When I would say why must I go? Her reply would always be the same, ” You’ll be glad you did one day.”
Proverbs 22:6 talks about bringing a child up in the church. And how if you bring them up in church they will not forget it when they get older. Meaning that if we as an adult nation focused on teaching the younger generation about the Lord, then when they are older they will remember it and pass it on. The best thing you can teach a child in life is about God.
Reason for a because when you teach a child about God, you are teaching a child how to experience a life of greatness. You’re teaching them that material things come and go but God will always be with you, no matter what. And most importantly teaching a child about God is giving them the road map to get to heaven. So as I close I ask you reader, which child have you told about God lately?
Dear God thank you for your help word today. God, we ask that you bless the children of this world and nation. That they may learn about you, accept you, and tell someone about you. And God allows us as adults to be examples that children want to follow and get to know you. We ask all these things in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit Amen.
Go with God!