What is the best advice you received from your parents growing up? What bit of wisdom did your parents “try” give you that you ignored and wish you hadn’t?
Read and compare the two different tones of Proverbs 1:8, 3:1 and 3:11. What do you hear in the voice of the father and mother to the son?
When Solomon tells people to obey, what are they to obey with (3:2)? What is the difference between heart obedience v. head obedience?
Why do you think steadfastness and faithfulness are such “respect building” qualities? (v.3-4)
God wants us to trust Him… (v.5-6) How is each practically lived out?
Trust in the Lord …
With all your heart…
Do not lean on your own understanding…
Acknowledge Him in all your ways…
Why is arrogance such a hard attitude to detect in ourselves?
How will being “wise in our own eyes” get in the way of our “trusting in the Lord?”
What does God say about our wealth? (Haggai 2:8)
Why is honoring the Lord with all our wealth a pattern of God?
Why does money say more about what we love in life than anything else (Matthew 6:21)?