The book of Proverbs teaches us about wisdom, and wisdom is critically important to have in our relationships. Family relationships can be especially challenging — mistakes, wrong choices, bad patterns of behavior can be absolutely devastating. We need wisdom to navigate these things in our families. 

Whether you have a large family or small family, distant or close, there is something for everybody here. The themes of wisdom that run through familial relationships are kind of universal. Let’s take a look, first of all, at what the book of Proverbs says about the relationship of spouse to spouse and then relationships of parents and children.

This sermon was preached by Dr. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on June 12, 2005. Series: Proverbs: True Wisdom for Living. Scripture: Proverbs 2:16-17.

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