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Wisdom for the New School Year (10 of 12)
Series: Got Wisdom
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Tonight as we continue our summer series of messages under the heading of GOT WISDOM.... we find ourselves in Proverbs 3 thinking about Wisdom for the New School Year.
Believe it or not... school starts in two days! School is the mouse race that equips you for the rat race!
Listen folks... school days can the happiest days of your life... if your kids are old enough to attend! Have you seen that commercial on Television that in the background somebody is singing, ''It's the most wonderful time of the year?''
A father is prancing up and down the isles of a store placing school supplies in the shopping cart. In front of him stand two unhappy looking children! Well... it can be the most wonderful time of the year. And much of your success this school year will be determined by your choices: Whom you choose to spend time with. Weather you get your work completed on time or not. How and where you spend your weekends. And to a great degree... you can determine tonight what kind of school year you are going to have.
You see... when you boil it all down... life is a series of choices. And those choices determine your success and happiness. And if there was ever an area where wisdom is needed... it is in this matter of the new school year.
So... from Proverbs 3... I want to talk to every student... every teacher... every administrator . . . and yes... every adult here about...
Wisdom for the New School Year Proverbs 3.5-8 I read about a football team... a sorry football team. They were so bad they had not won a game. They were coming to the last game of the season. They were playing their biggest rival and the coach of this team said, ''If I could just win this game, maybe I could salvage something and perhaps even keep my job.'' They came down to the end of the game and the score was 0 to 0. By chance, this losing team had recovered a fumble on thei ...
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