Inner Beauty: Men, Women, Children

1 Samuel 16:7 But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature: because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh upon the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart. [Dake]. Sadly, gross errors of judgment are made by My servants and handmaidens, in that the outward appearances are availed upon as the true criterion whereby the evaluation of others are Continue Reading

Proverbs 6:20-35; Parental Cautions; Cautions against Impurity

Proverbs 6:20-35 20 My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:   21 Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.   22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.   23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:   24 To keep thee from the evil woman, Continue Reading

Proverbs 4:1-13; Parental Instructions

Proverbs Chapter 4 When the things of God are to be taught precept must be upon precept, and line upon line, not only because the things themselves are of great worth and weight, but because men's minds, at the best, are unapt to admit them and commonly prejudiced against them; and therefore Solomon, in this chapter, with a great variety of expression and a pleasant powerful flood of divine eloquence, inculcates the same things that he had Continue Reading

Bringing Up Children

A man who loves his son will beat him frequently So that in after years the son may be his comfort. A man who is strict with his son will reap the benefit, And be able to boast of him to his acquaintances. A man who educates his son will be the envy of his enemy, And will be proud of him among his friends. Even when the father dies, he might well not be dead, Since he leaves his likeness behind him. In life he has had the Continue Reading