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Benevolence Fund R.E.A.P. (R-Team) Monthly Fellowships June (Farrars) July (Woffords) August?? Dinner Out Friday (NA) 5th Sunday Breakfast (29 July) Quarterly Service Project Ends-of-the-earth project update Judea Projects (see next slide) Phase Three Construction No staff in the offices this week Youth Camp (4-8 June) Budget Cmte Mtg (6 June) Kid’s Kamp (11–14 June) Qtrly Business Mtg (13 June) Ladies’ Prayer Breakfast (23 June) Hawaiian Shirt Sunday (1 July) Party in the Park (4 July) Special Prayer Service (18 July) Vacation Bible School (9-13 July)
Ervin Brown Training Center clean up day Country Haven Hispanic Chapel (NWA need) Air conditioner repair/replacement Clean and update facilities General maintenance Church evangelism effort (July 9 th ) Video projector Convoy of Hope Project with Bellevue (June 30 th ) Distribute groceries and clothing at fairgrounds Share the Gospel Provide children’s activities Volunteer rally on June 29 th
Creation: God reveals His goodness through creation and His mercy in response to sin. Patriarchs: God reveals His response to the faithful-ness of men (Job, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph). Exodus: God liberates Israel, and leads them to the Promised Land and shapes them into a nation holy to Himself. Conquest: Joshua, relying on God’s presence and power, leads Israel to possess and settle the Promised Land. Judges: Every man does what is right in his own eyes, and Israel falls into a cycle of disobedience, judgment, oppression and deliverance (the sin cycle).
Israel asks for a king to be “like the peoples” around themIsrael asks for a king to be “like the peoples” around them God anoints SaulGod anoints Saul Saul disobeys God and is rejectedSaul disobeys God and is rejected Serves a 40 year reign characterized by war and conflictServes a 40 year reign characterized by war and conflict The LORD raises up DavidThe LORD raises up David Leads Israel to become a world powerLeads Israel to become a world power Sins, but is quick to confess and seek forgivenessSins, but is quick to confess and seek forgiveness Reigns 40 yearsReigns 40 years David is seceded by his son SolomonDavid is seceded by his son Solomon Builds the temple for his fatherBuilds the temple for his father Wisest national leader everWisest national leader ever Later years characterized by a turning away from GodLater years characterized by a turning away from God Reigns 40 years then kingdom dividesReigns 40 years then kingdom divides
Context Solomon is the wisest man who lived up until the time of JesusSolomon is the wisest man who lived up until the time of Jesus All the kings of earth sought him out to hear the wisdom which God had given to him (2 Chron 9:23)All the kings of earth sought him out to hear the wisdom which God had given to him (2 Chron 9:23) His influence on Israel’s neighbors may have led to the rise of wisdom traditions in other near east cul- tures after his deathHis influence on Israel’s neighbors may have led to the rise of wisdom traditions in other near east cul- tures after his death Solomon initially writes his Proverbs for his son (1-7), then to instruct God’s people (8-9), finally just to ex- pound his wisdom on a wide range of topics (10-31)Solomon initially writes his Proverbs for his son (1-7), then to instruct God’s people (8-9), finally just to ex- pound his wisdom on a wide range of topics (10-31) Proverbs are normally presented as couplets that either complete, contrast or repeat the way of wisdomProverbs are normally presented as couplets that either complete, contrast or repeat the way of wisdom
What resources do we have at our disposal help us to associate, recog- nize and incorporate wisdomWhat resources do we have at our disposal help us to associate, recog- nize and incorporate wisdom What are some examples of human wisdom that clash with divine wisdom?What are some examples of human wisdom that clash with divine wisdom? Considering all of the negative conse- quences of following the path of the wicked, why do so many people con- tinue to choose it?Considering all of the negative conse- quences of following the path of the wicked, why do so many people con- tinue to choose it?
Who did Solomon advise to take lessons from the ant by observing her ways? “Go to the ant, O sluggard, observe her ways and be wise, which, having no chief, officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer and gathers her provision in the harvest.” (Prov. 6:6-8) Name three of the seven things which the LORD hates and that are an abomination to Him? “There are six things which the Lord hates, yes, seven which are an abomination to Him: Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that run rapidly to evil, a false witness who utters lies, and one who spreads strife among brothers.” (Prov. 6:16-19) Complete the following proverb of Solomon. “A gentle answer turns away _____, But a harsh word stirs up _____.” (Prov. 15:1) wrath anger
Solomon compared a beautiful woman lacking in discretion to a gold ring in the snout of what animal? “As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.” (Prov. 11:22) According to Solomon, where is it more preferable to live when sharing a house with a contentious woman? “It is better to live in a corner of a roof than in a house shared with a contentious woman.” (Prov. 21:9) “It is better to live in a desert land, than with a contentious and vexing woman.” (Prov. 21:19)