By Travis Biller
Pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Elizabethton
Parenting can be a challenging occupation. Not the least of which is because children are curious. However, their curiosity can get them into trouble.
They want to explore and can find themselves engaged in foolish activity that can bring harm to themselves. As Solomon addresses his children, and by extension, as God addresses His children, he wants them to understand that the choices they make can lead to great blessings or to great tragedy. Therefore, as a parent, Solomon tells his son, “I have taught you in the way of wisdom, I have led you in the right paths … [now] take firm hold of instruction and do not let go” (Proverbs 4:11, 13). [Read more…]