Conflict 08 Jul 18

(Message 5) “Are you stupid?!” These words hurt and are usually meant as an attack. Sometimes we need to consider them, however. The Proverbs teach us about what being “stupid” or being a fool looks like. Join us as we learn to be wise and avoid being stupid in conflict and correction. #gcpitythefool

3 Choices:

  1. Wise
  2. Fool
  3. Scoffer


Obedience leads to blessing, disobedience leads to punishment.


How to be WISE in conflict or correction:

  1. Am I a friend?
  2. What is my goal?
    • To punish
    • To restore


Scripture used: Proverbs 9:7-8; Proverbs 12:1; Proverbs 27:6; Proverbs 13:1, 13-14, 18

  1. Read Proverbs 9:7-8; Proverbs 12:1; Proverbs 27:6; Proverbs 13:1, 13-14.  As you reflect on these verses, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  2. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    1. helpful?
    2. insightful?
    3. difficult to grasp?
    4. challenging?
  3. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  4. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?


Day 1: Proverbs 8

Day 2: Proverbs 9

Day 3: Proverbs 10

Day 4: Proverbs 11

Day 5: Proverbs 12

Day 6: Proverbs 13

Day 7: Proverbs 14

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