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June 16, 2024 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#19 in series)

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Equipped: Generational Instructions for Dads 

Proverbs 4:1

Generational transference is the primary way God ordained for His truth to be preserved and invested from generation to generation
(Deuteronomy 6:3-9; Ephesians 6:1-4; 2 Timothy 1:3-5; 2:2; 3:14-17)

Proverbs 4 provides three sections on wise instruction.

  • Verses 1-9 encourage us to __ wise instruction.
  • Verses 10-19 admonish us to __ wise instruction.
  • Verses 20-27 challenge us to __ wise instruction.

Verses 1-9 encourage us to receive wise instruction.

  • Wise instruction is __. (v. 2)
  • Wise instruction provides __. (vv. 5-8)
  • Wise instruction brings __. (vv. 8-9)

Verses 10-19 admonish us to live wise instruction.

Verses 20-27 challenge us to embody wise instruction.

  • __: What am I listening to? (v. 20)
  • Heart: Am I guarding my heart? (v. 23)
  • __: Are my words truthful? (v. 24)
  • Eyes: Have I set my eyes on wisdom? (v. 25)
  • __: Are my steps established by the Lord? (vv. 26-27)

Big Truth:

There are generational benefits that come when dads (parents) teach their children to __, live, and __ wise instruction.

Reminders to help dads embrace their role as the spiritual head of the home.

  • Dads __ their children.
    (Proverbs 4:1; Ephesians 5:23)
  • Dads model godly behavior for their children.
    (Proverbs 20:7; Ephesians 5:22-33)
  • Dads __ and provide for their children.
    (Ephesians 5:31; 1 Timothy 5:8; 1 Peter 3:7)
  • Dads discipline their children.
    (Proverbs 13:24; 22:15; Ephesians 6:1-4)
  • Dads __ their children.
    (Deuteronomy 4:9; Psalm 78:5-8; Proverbs 4; 15:5; 22:6; Ephesians 6:4)
  • Dads have compassion for their children.
    (Malachi 4:6)
  • Dads __ and comfort their children.
    (1 Thessalonians 2:11-12)
  • Dads carry the weight for their children.
    (Deuteronomy 1:29-31)
  • Dads __ their children.
    (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5; Ephesians 5:31; Colossians 3:21)

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