This week, we look at Proverbs 16:32, where Solomon uses the idea of a fighting warrior to help us understand that, regardless of the situation, being patient and keeping our cool is always the wise choice.
Bottom Line: Think before you lose your temper. God can give us the strength we need to pause and think about the consequences of our actions. Rather than letting our anger get the better of us, God can help us show patience and keep the situation under control.
Scripture this week: Proverbs 16:32
It is better to be patient than to fight.
It is better to control your temper than to take a city.
Life Application: Self-Control - Choosing to do what you should even when you don’t want to
Bottom Line: Think before you lose your temper
Memory Verse: “God’s power has given us everything we need to lead a goldy life.” 2 Peter 1:3a
Next Steps for Parents & Grandparents: At meal time, have a conversation by asking and answering the following questions:
Q & A for kids:
What’s your favorite food? Do you ever lose self-control when you’re eating it?
Q & A for parents:
Do you find it harder to have self-control when it comes to your words, your food, or your attitude?