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Do Not Forsake Your Mother's Teaching

John Piper

The following is adapted from the sermon, "Do Not Forsake Your Mother's Teaching."

The book of Proverbs begins, "The proverbs of Solomon, son ofDavid, king of Israel." He was a great king and the son of a greatking. That means he was famous and powerful and supreme in all therealm. People bowed in his presence. They did what he said. He hadimmense authority and honor.

How did he treat his mother in this exalted role? You recall hismother was Bathsheba. She had married... Continue Reading