“For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her” (Prov 3:14-16). Can you and your children identify the proverb illustrated in the picture above? It is in chapter 2 of Proverbs. The Book of Proverbs is full of wisdom — true, […]Read More →
The book of Proverbs is full of pictures! Children love pictures and will remember the truths that the pictures represent. Make their learning fun with this modified version of Pictionary! Print out this PDF and cut each page into strips with one verse on each strip. Toss these strips into a box or plastic container. You will also need a stack of paper, a dark pencil or felt pen, and […]Read More →
Guess the Proverb!
“…To give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth…” (Proverbs 1:4, ESV) The book of Proverbs is a wealth of wisdom for young and old! Saturate your children in the wisdom of Proverbs, and, as the Holy Spirit works in their hearts, they will become more discerning and better equipped to live and work in the world God made. Try this little exercise to get your children […]Read More →
How to Develop Patience Toward Others
“Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.” (Proverbs 17:9) What household doesn’t need to grow in the area of patience? Ours does! It seems like home is the place where our patience is often most tried. Home is where we’re tempted to become careless. We live with people who love us. They’ll still love us, even when we annoy them, right? They’ll […]Read More →