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The ONE Thing Every Family Must Have!
So what is it that every home must have? _____________
34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. 35 By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35
1. Obedient To The ________________ Of Jesus.
“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” John 15:12
“These things I command you, so that you will love one another.” John 15:17
2. Following The ______________ Of Jesus.
34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
3. Showing the _____________ Jesus.
35 By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
My Happy Family series
Ps. 127:4,5 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. 5 Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:1-4
What you teach them
Wicked people are born sinners; even from birth they have lied and gone their own way. Psalm 58:3 NLT
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Prov. 22:6
Colossians 3:20a Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
Colossians 3:20b for this is right
1. There is a difference between right and wrong, and God tells us which is which.
2. You are to do right and not wrong.
3. If you do wrong and not right you will suffer the consequences.
Children should also honor their parents.
2. How you teach them.
Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. Colossians 3:21
10myths/mistakes made by parents with teenagers…
Mistake #1: Failure To Be A __________________ __________________
Mistake #2: Failure To Admit ______________ ________ ________ __________________.
Mistake #3: Failure To Give Honest _______________ To Honest ____________________.
Mistake #4: Failure To Let Your Child/Teenager Develop A ________________ __________________.
Mistake #5: Failure To Major On The Majors And Minor On The Minors.
Mistake #6: Failure To Communicate ______________ And ______________________.
Mistake #7: Failure To Approve Your Teenager’s _______________ Without Making Any Attempt To Get To ____________________ Them.
Mistake #8: Failure To Give Your Teenager The ______________ To __________________.
Mistake #9: Failure To Discuss The _________________________.
Mistake #10: Failure To Take _______________________
The Mystery Marriage
Proverbs 23 By wisdom a house is built and by understanding it is established and by knowledge it’s rooms are filled with precious and good things.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27
So our marriages are to reflect who God is…Who is God?
3 things have to be there to have a biblical view of God…
God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply… Genesis 1:28a
Then God said, “Let earth bring forth living creatures after their kind; cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after their kind”; and it was so. Genesis 1:24
And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds and the livestock according to their kinds, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25
…and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” Genesis 1:28b
3. MANAGE your world.
4. We should COMPLETE one another.
5. God want’s us to MODEL His Love to the world.
GOD HELP MY FAMILY!
Psalm 127 1 Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. 2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves. 3 Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him. 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. 5 Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court.
I. “God helps us BUILD our families.”
II. “God helps us PROTECT OUR FAMILY.”
III. “God helps us PROVIDE for our families.”
Children need a roof over their head, food on their table, and clothes on their back.
They need your attention, your affection, your guidance, and your good example.
They need to be disciplined in love.
They need to know that they are important to you, that you love them, and you enjoy spending time with them.
IV. God Will Help Me RAISE My Family.
Never let the world dictate to your family what is important….let God’s word and your faith family!!!