Life Lessons from Proverbs

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About the author:
Jack Nordgren grew up on the south side of Chicago. He worked for his Dad in their hardware store. They faithfully attended Bellevue Baptist Church, where at age 12, he met his future wife, Maree, at a church rolling skating party. He attended Loop Junior College in 1968-69. In 1969 he joined the United States Navy. He spent 20 months on board the USS George C Marshall, during which time he married Maree. When he got out of the Navy, he attended Morraine Valley Community College, where he got his Associates Degree in Business Management. In 1978, he and his family moved to Hawaii to work with the Waikiki Beach Chaplaincy. In 1981 they moved to St. Paul, MN where Jack attended Bethel College. He graduated with a major in Biblical Studies and a minor in New Testament Greek. In 1983 they moved back to Hawaii to work with the Waikiki Beach Chaplaincy. In 1985 they planted Hope Chapel South Shore in Waikiki (Now Hope Chapel Waikiki). In 2007, they moved to Bridgman Michigan and planted South Shore Fellowship. Jack and Maree have 3 sons and 9 grandchildren.

Life Lessons from Proverbs

Using the Book of Proverbs to help you get along with people.

Authored by Jack Nordgren

My Father was a very wise man. He got his wisdom from the Bible. His name was George Nordgren.

My father told me that he read a chapter from Psalms and Proverbs every day. He told me, Psalms help you learn how to get along with God and Proverbs help you learn how to get along with man.
One of his most quoted verses from Proverbs was Proverbs 4:11 in the Living Bible. It says, "I would have you learn this one great fact, that a life of doing right is the wisest life there is."
My father read his Living Bible through every year for 27 years. He not only read it, he lived it. He wasn't a famous, he just owned a hardware store. Those that knew him would tell you that he was a honest, fair, loving and kind man.
I took his advice about Psalms and Proverbs. This book contains many of the life lessons I have learned over the past 40 years.

Publication Date:
1500252433 / 9781500252434
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Religion / Biblical Meditations / General

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