Sermons on Parenting
Grandparents These Days
Titus 2:1-5 Big Idea: Godly Grandparenting is being active in your growth to be like Jesus and being active in projecting it to your grandkids. Grandpas have… A mind that thinks clearly A stature that causes kids to look up to you A heart that cares about the future even though you’ll be gone Grandmas have… A life that is holy (hee-er-op-rep-ace) A mouth that encourages A heart for mentoring Ruth 4 Grandparents these days are a reflection of their How COVID has affected us
Parents These Days
Big Idea: Parents need to be watchful but also courageous in action and train our kids to be unstained by the world. Raising our kids plan… What are they hearing? What do they believe? Who is lord to them? What direction are they running in? What have they immersed themselves in? What are they obedient to? Love don’t lavish – 1 Cor. 16:13-14 Educate don’t exasperate – Ephesians 6:4 Advocate don’t abdicate – Mark 9:14-29 Discern don’t drag – Proverbs How COVID has affected us
Kids These Days
Scripture: Proverbs 22:6; Psalm 127:3-5; Mark 10:13-16; Proverbs 20:11; Colossians 3:20-21; Deuteronomy 6:2,4-5 Big Idea: Reminding kids of the model faith God created them with. Mark 10:13-14 Design of faith. God’s given faith to kids (unless you have faith of a child) Mark 10:15-16 Odd dimension of faith. Mark 10:13,15; 1 Peter 5:6-8 Threat to faith Know they are hard-wired for faith – instead of helping them be what they want to be, start with helping them be who God How COVID has affected us
What Dads Do
Acts 18:18-28 Sermon Big Idea: Dads, keep your focus and stay faithful to the journey. Acts 18:18-23 Dads, seize the opportunity to teach. Dads, pursue discipline. Dads, wisdom is strength. Acts 18:24-28 Dads, encourage but keep training. Dads, see potential and create ways for potential to be realized. A dads work isn’t done until the dad is called home to be with the Father.
Never Give Up!
Proverbs 13:24Proverbs 29:17Ephesians 6:1-3Mark 10:14-15Proverbs 22:5-6Deuteronomy 6:4-9 5 things to do with your kids: Read the Bible Pray Connect to church/Biblical community Serve outside yourself Use their gifts in the church But, what if that’s not enough? Ask/answer tough questions Be authentic – Psalm 55:1-5,15-17; Proverbs 28:13; 2 Chronicles 7:14 Connect to church with them – Isaiah 54:13 Do good with a mission – Matthew 25:35-36,40 Even kids can serve – 1 Corinthians 12:7,12; Luke 15:20. Never give up on How COVID has affected us
What is Home?
Luke 10:38-42 Isaiah 32:18 Mark 1:29-34 Matthew 7:25 Matthew 1:18-25
They Grow up So Fast
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