Archive for July 2nd, 2019


We have heard it said, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” but that is far from the truth.


Words do hurt, but words can also heal. Words can tear down, and words can build up. Words can create conflict, but words can also bring peace.


King Solomon wrote, “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver” Proverbs 25:11 (ESV).


From week to week, we will share a word for your family. Words that will encourage you, inspire you, and make you think. Common, everyday words, but with a biblical message. They are words we often use without a second thought, and words about which we must think carefully.


A word for your family will be presented by us, the Family Ministries Directors of the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Watch for the word every week, write it down, meditate on it, and use the lessons to strengthen your family life!

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