Sermons on Parenting
Sermon Scripture: 1 Samuel 1 Sermon Big Idea: A mom’s prayers to God and devotion to God leads to answered prayers and a son that would crown kings. Exodus 13:13; 22:29; Genesis 48:5,20 Hannah prayed (1 Samuel 1:9-11) Hannah believed (1 Samuel 1:18) Hannah followed through (1 Samuel 1:27-28; 2:19) God delivered (1 Samuel 1:19; 3:9-11; 7:3,15; 10:1; 16:13) 1 Samuel 2:1-11 Pray for your kids. Watch God work through them. Worship God in thankfulness for them.
Sermon Scripture: Song of Solomon 8 Sermon Big Idea: While we can’t control our kids’ decisions, we can pave the way to Jesus through our example of what a Godly marriage is. Be an example (Song of Solomon 8:1-4) Philippians 3:17 Ephesians 5:1-5 Matthew 5:16 Be a protector (Song of Solomon 8:8-10) Philippians 2:4 Proverbs 24:11 David and Goliath 1 Samuel 17:37, 45-47 Be a guide (Song of Solomon 8:11-12) Proverbs 22:6; John 14:6 (the way) Proverbs 3:5-6 (God as How COVID has affected us
The Father made a covenant with a son. The children needed a guardian to know the Father. The covenant was satisfied through another Son. The Father has given us the opportunity to become heirs. Dads let’s take a lesson from The Father: Pass the sandal. Place healthy boundaries around your kids. Point your kids to the Redeemer.
Ephesians 6:1-9 Will you have a gladitude or a baditude? It’s right – Psalm 1 It comes with a promise – Proverbs 1:8-9; Exodus 20:12 Children are a gift – Psalm 127:3-5 Instruct them in first things first – Deuteronomy 6:4-6 Will you have distavision or nextavision? The promise is that it will go well – Genesis 12:3 The promise is that you will live long in the land – Deut. 6:1-2 The promise is we will receive back what How COVID has affected us
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 How COVID has affected us
Big Idea: Keep giving them Jesus Luke 15:1-7 Give them Jesus Own the reality Luke 15:8-10 Stay faithful Luke 15:11-32 Pray like crazy! Eagerly await their return Live it up when they come home Giving them Jesus is living and sharing the Gospel
Proverbs 22:6 Know the Way – Broad is the road that leads to Destruction Narrow is the road that leads to Life Go the Way – Children are more likely to follow your Example Show the Way – Do not turn to the Right or to the Left Keep your foot from Evil “Bar-Mitzvah” “Bar” means Son “Mitzvah” means Commandment
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
Luke 2:41-44 A child’s presence is comfort to a mother (v. 44) Luke 2:45-482. 2. A child’s actions are personal to a mother (v. 48) Luke 2:49-51 3. A child’s life is reflective to a mother (v. 51) Luke 2:52 4. A child’s progress is a mother’s desire (v. 52) 5. Do you know where your kids are?
Proverbs 22:6 Psalm 127:3-5 Arrows equip a warrior (v. 3) Children are the future soldiers Children show us how to have faith (Luke 18:3-4) Children are evidence of our faith (Deuteronomy 7:9; Exodus 20:5) Arrows give a warrior confidence (v. 4) God’s promise to Abraham of descendants (Genesis 12:1-3) Arrows are desired in battle (v. 5) The more the merrier A man with a full quiver is not put to shame. Arrows in the right bow win battles (v. 5) How COVID has affected us