Sermons on Family
Galatians 6 The Big Idea: We are to bear one another’s scars, not take credit for their healing Bear the burdens of our brothers Bear the responsibility of good Bear the marks of Christ “The grace of Christ be with us all.” Because the works of the law won’t save us.
Genesis 12:1-3 Genesis 21:6-7 Genesis 22:1-14 Romans 8:28
Three testimonies from 2017 of how God worked in people’s lives. Mary Ellen – God’s Comfort through loss of a loved one Buck Miller – Learning you can’t outgive God! Jet Bittenbender – His road to accepting Christ as Lord and Savior
Ephesians 1:1-14 God is our best example of a father. God blesses us with spiritual blessings. God planned to adopt us from the beginning. God redeemed us, forgave us, and revealed Himself to us. God’s will is that we are the benefactors of His will Dad’s, let this pen be a reminder that… We don’t measure up, but Jesus did. Lead a balanced life. Write God’s Word on your family’s heart. Real men let God lead the way!
A good day for mom is when… Children obey! (v. 20-21) Deuteronomy 21:18-21 Proverbs 30:17 Children are to obey and honor parents Train, discipline, do NOT provoke Their purpose is fulfilled (v. 22-4:1) Proverbs 31:28-31 Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Prayers are offered and answered (v. 4:2-4) 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 Continuously, with praise, with specifics, and don’t quench the Spirit Words are kind and productive (v. 4:5-6) Tame the Tongue – James 3:7-9 When you and your mother receive your reward, it will…
A father gives good gifts (Matthew 7:7-11) A father has compassion (Psalm 103:11-13) A father disciplines (Hebrews 12:7-11) A father provides stability (Ephesians 5:25) A father has a clear vision for his child’s eternity
Sermon Scripture: 2 Samuel 13-18 Big idea: Families need Jesus as the Patriarch Satisfaction of earthly desires causes blood to spill (2 Samuel 13:15) Revenge is a result of boiling blood (2 Samuel 13:28) Bad blood isn’t easily cleansed (2 Samuel 14:33b) Blood is thicker than sin (2 Samuel 18:33) Patching up family relationships – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be watchful Stand firm in the faith Act like men, be strong Do everything in love
Mark 10:32-45 Following Jesus causes mixed emotions. Philippians 1 – Paul is filled with joy in chains Mark 4 the disciples are scared if a guy came in casting out a demon how would you feel? James and John showed courage. They ask for an answer before they ask the question They ask for it all They look Jesus in the eye and say, “yes, I can take it.” The other 10 showed anger. 1 Corinthians 13:4 – love is…
Mark 10:13-16 Followers of Jesus trusted Jesus Disciples were trying to protect Jesus Jesus saw their concern as an obstacle Jesus taught the Disciples how to be followers God wants to adopt more children. As followers, let’s bring them to Jesus. Place your trust in Him Lay down judgement Ask questions Nothing held back
Scripture: Mark 9:42-50 Children are a blessing Children are a responsibility Our bodies are a blessing Our bodies are a responsibility Irresponsibility with God’s blessing brings an eternal curse Prayer and God’s Word List the things you want your kids to learn Action Never miss a teaching opportunity