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Street Wisdom: Childish Behavior

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The First United Presbyterian Church “Street Wisdom: Childish Behavior” Rev. Amy Morgan September 23, 2018 Listen to audio
Proverbs 3:21-35 21 My child, do not let these escape from your sight: keep sound wisdom and prudence,  22 and they will be life for your soul and adornment for your neck.  23 Then you will walk on your way securely and your foot will not stumble.  24 If you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.  25 Do not be afraid of sudden panic, or of the storm that strikes the wicked;  26 for the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.  27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.  28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it"-- when you have it with you.  29 Do not plan harm against your neighbor who lives trustingly beside you.  30 Do not quarrel with anyone without cause, when no harm has been done to you.  31 Do not envy the violen…

Street Wisdom: Master Worker Not Miracle Worker

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The First United Presbyterian Church “Street Wisdom: Master Worker, Not Miracle Worker” Rev. Amy Morgan September 2, 2018
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Proverbs 8:1-31 Does not wisdom call, and does not understanding raise her voice?  2 On the heights, beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand;  3 beside the gates in front of the town, at the entrance of the portals she cries out:  4 "To you, O people, I call, and my cry is to all that live.  5 O simple ones, learn prudence; acquire intelligence, you who lack it.  6 Hear, for I will speak noble things, and from my lips will come what is right;  7 for my mouth will utter truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips.  8 All the words of my mouth are righteous; there is nothing twisted or crooked in them.  9 They are all straight to one who understands and right to those who find knowledge.  10 Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold;  11 for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compa…