Proverbs 13c take the long viewPresentation Transcript
Gospel Baptist Tabernacle
781 Salem Road, Rossville, GA 30741
Where the Love of God
abounds, everyone is
Children’s Church taught
by Paul and Marsha Davis
October 30, 2013
Proverbs 13:11 Wealth
by vanity shall be
diminished: but he that
gathereth by labor shall
When we earn what we
get we appreciate it more,
and we will have more
tendency to make it last.
To work and work hard is not against our religion.
Ephesians 4 28 Let him that stole steal no more:
but rather let him labor, working with his hands the
thing which is good (productive; of benefit), that he
may have to give to him that needeth.
Ecclesiastes 3 13 That everyone may eat and drink,
and find satisfaction in all his toil -- this is the gift
of God. (NIV)
Working in the right spirit brings satisfaction.
Ecclesiastes 9 10 Whatever your hand finds to do,
do it with all your might, for in the grave, where
you are going, there is neither working nor
planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. (NIV)
Our hands and mind must have
something productive to do, if
we are to find satisfaction in life.
Proverbs 13:11 Wealth
gotten by vanity shall be
diminished: but he that gathereth by labor shall
This verse is a warning.
Easy money is not a godly desire.
Let’s work with good will, happy to have a job.
A godly worker will be on time, work hard, be
dependable, trustworthy, and generous.
deferred maketh the heart sick: but when
the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
It is painful to wait on something we desire, but
when it comes it is wonderful.
Wait on God to move for
you; He will provide.
despiseth the Word shall be destroyed:
but he that feareth the Commandment shall be
We choose what we get with the way we live.
Anyone who despises the Word of God is choosing
trouble in this life – even Christians.
God’s Word warns us against a life of trouble.
“Be not drunk.”
“Don’t lie, cheat, steal, or kill.”
law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart
from the snares of death.
Control your spirit; be temperate.
Live a life of godly moderation.
understanding giveth favor: but the way of
transgressors is hard.
You ignore the Word of God at your own peril.
Wrong thinking or wrong mindset.
Wrong talking; speak good words.
Bad attitude leads to wrong behavior
When anyone chooses to go this way,
He or she is choosing a hard way.
The wages of
sin is death.
prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but
a fool layeth open his folly.
(TLB) 16 A wise man thinks ahead; a fool doesn’t
and even brags about it!