Family

What does Proverbs tell us about family?  Listen as Steve explains

  1. Proverbs insists on the importance of a strong cohesive family and denigrates anyone and anything that erodes the family bond. Proverbs 6:16-23; 17:1; 15:17
  2. Marriage  Proverbs 5:18; 31:12; 27:15-16; 17:14
  3. The family is the locus for instruction Proverbs 4:3-4
  4. Children must respect the teaching of their parents Proverbs 30:17; 22:23
  5. Parents must discipline their children for their own good Proverbs 22:6; 23:13-14; 29:17; 13:24
  6. Parents must model godly behavior Proverbs 20:7
  7. Grandparents are important to the family Proverbs 17:6a