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Education and Training of the Next Generation

Education and Training of the Next Generation

I would like to begin this message with the content of education rather than the process. When the Bible thinks about education, it always thinks about the content of that education and the resulting character of the person. That is why the preacher, Martin Luther King urged that people be judged not on the color of their skin but on the content of their character.

I was looking at the verse about training up a child and became interested in what was around that verse. So I thought we could read together the passage because it gives us a direction for our efforts. (Proverbs 22:1-16) “A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. 2 Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all. 3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. 4 Humility and the fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life. 5 In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul