I have written about the sufficiency of Scripture before, but it is a vital topic that we need to keep in front of us.
This message deals with modern ideas of adolescence, and biblical alternative view – responsibility. And here in lies the answer, why do people divorce, as well.In Song of Solomon 8:8–9 we hear a family’s hope that their young sister will grow into a woman of strength and dignity. I’m amazed and saddened at how often I hear young single guys say of bright, gifted single women, “Wow, she’s so strong I don’t think I could lead her.” At which point, too many bright, gifted single women begin to consider ways to “tone themselves down” or “soften themselves a bit.” Raise a strong daughter, even if—no, especially if it means potential suitors question whether they can “lead her,” whatever that means to them.It has so crept into our church, our evangelism, and our missiology that you barely can call what we are doing ‘Christian’ anymore.Psychology, anthropology, and sociology have become primary influences in the churches….Paul Washer has appeared on WAY OF THE MASTER to be interviewed by Kirk Cameron. Paul Washer actually gave a sermon titled DECLARING WAR ON THE SINNER'S PRAYER.
In the video Washer claims that the sinner's prayer has sent more people to Hell than anything else.
Can you guess what metaphor they use to describe that kind of woman? Their sister assures them in verse 10 that she is indeed a wall, complete with towers. You’ve just identified those suitors as ineligible, without so much as an application process.
Her statement indicates assurance that she is not only strong, but also able to defend herself against any unworthy suitors. Here’s the problem with shotgun jokes and applications posted on the fridge: to anyone paying attention, they announce that you fully expect your daughter to have poor judgment. And don’t be shocked if she meets your expectation. Leadership is not about the strong looking for weaker people to lead.
Do not waste your life on hobbies, sports, and other recreational pursuits.
Do not throw away the precious moments of your life on entertainment, movies, and video games.
Now I tell them, in order to tie your shoes you've got to have the power of God on your life.” ― Paul David Washer “Avoid trivial pursuits.