Beyond the Weekend

August 22 | Rules

August 22, 2014

Text: Deuteronomy 6.1-9 

Many of us still remember the rules we had growing up—some we understood and agreed with, others we didn’t. But in most cases, these rules were meant to keep us safe and instill good life disciplines. Some rules carried greater consequences than others, but ideally they were meant to bless us.

Deuteronomy 6.1-9 emphasizes the generational impact rules can have. Rules helped Israel have a vibrant relationship with God and flourish as his children. But they must be continually communicated and lived if they’re going to accomplish the goal.

Today, write down the most important spiritual truths taught to you by a parent or a role model. Then write that person a note or e-mail thanking them for their investment in your life.

Continue your reading through Proverbs by reading chapter 22 and selecting one proverb that applies to you.

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