12.06.22 table of duties husbands, wives, parents, children
Table of Duties Husbands, Wives, Parents, ChildrenCertain passages of Scripture for various holy orders and positions, admonishing them about their duties and responsibilities Memorization Verses:
LSB 862 May none to them and heavn be lost!http://www.lutheran-hymnal.com/online/tlh-625.mid 4 Oh, blest that house; it prospers well.1 Oh, blest the house, whateer befall, In peace and joy the parents dwell,Where Jesus Christ is all in all! And in their childrens lot is shownA home that is not wholly His-- How richly God can bless His own.How sad and poor and dark it is! 5 Then here will I and mine to-day2 Oh, blest that house where faith is A solemn promise make and say: found Though all the world forsake His Word,And all in hope and love abound; I and my house will serve the Lord!They trust their God and serve Him stillAnd do in all His holy will!3 Oh, blest the parents who give heedUnto their childrens foremost needAnd weary not of care or cost.
Family TreeMake as detailed afamily tree as you can.Think about the typeof relationship fosteredbetween each branch.Decorate the tree withsymbols / words.
Open Prayer for families: PRAYER Psalm 127-128• Family• Husbands• Wives• Parents• ChildrenP raiseR epentanceA ppreciationY ouE veryoneR esolve
He´s got the whole world in His hands… He´s got the tiny little baby in His hands… He´s got the brothers and the sisters in His hands… He’s got the mamas and the daddys… He’s got the Grandmas and the Grandpas… He’s got the Aunts and the Uncles… He’s got the friends and the cousins… He’s got everybody here… Hes got the whole world in His hands.
“The highest rate of divorce in the 2001 survey was 41 percent for men who were then between the ages of 50 to 59, and 39 percent for women in the same age group.” “Professor Bradley Wright, a sociologist at the University of Connecticut, explains from his analysis of people who identify as Christians but rarely attend church, that 60 percent of these have been divorced. Of those who attend church regularly, 38 percent have been divorced”
What are some threats to Christian marriage and family we see today? How does society view “Christian Family”? Is “Christian family” the same as “traditional family”? What does a “Christian Family” look like?
Three types of Family(overlapping influence) Spiritual family/kingdom "My mother and brothers are those who hear Gods word and put it into practice.” Visible church family “Give my greetings to the brothers and sisters at Laodicea” (Col. 4:14-15) Biological/close family unit “Listen, my son, to your fathers instruction and do not forsake your mothers teaching.” (Prov. 1:8)
Forgiveness and Love are at the heart of all three Christ forgives the church, brings into heaven Christians forgive one another and develop unity in worship Families teach, model and practice forgiving each other as a state overflowing from the first two. Families are 4th dimensional, constantly changing, organic, and in flux. This includes states of relationships. Sin cannot separate the Christian from the birthright in families.
Let’s consider some descriptive families in scripture: Adam/Eve Noah Abraham Isaac Moses Ruth David Hosea Jesus
What actions describe the following family vocations according to scripture? Mother Prov. 6:23-26, 31:10-12,25-30, Ps.139:13, John 16:21, Isaiah 66:13, Titus 2:5, John 19:26-27 Father Deaut. 6:4-9, Col. 3:19, 1 Tim. 3:4-5, ps. 145:5, Mal. 4:5-6, Prov. 20:7 Ps. 78:5-6, Prov. 13:24, Eph. 5:25, Ps. 103:13, Children Ps. 127:3,5, Col. 3:20-21, Prov. 10:1, 3:11- 12, Matt. 18:10, Prov. 17:6
The Father, Son and Spirit is the pre-eminent family. Singular unit with distinct persons. Perfect, complete, selfless love. Equally strong, righteous, serving distinct roles, yet everyone shares in the cause, burden and benifit.
• Family • Husbands • Wives • Parents • Children •______________________________ SS Family M Husbands T Wives W Parents Say Mean Matter Th Children Key phrases Own words Answer the questions/ Personal application
Family quotes: Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply 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.” •
The Lord calls husbands to love and respect and regard them as partners respect their wives, and pray with and heirs in the gracious gifts of God. them. Bind their hearts together in prayer 1 Peter 3:7 Likewise, husbands, live and turn all complaints into requests with your wives in an understanding for Your mercy. In Your love, heave way, showing honor to the woman as mercy on Your people and prepare the weaker vessel, since they are heirs them for the marriage feast in with you1 of the grace of life, so that heaven. Amen. your prayers may not be hindered. Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them. • Pray: Lord, in parables and preaching, You compared Yourself with a bridegroom who brought joy to his compaions and fulfilled his vow to his bride. Grant joy and fulfillment in married life. Lead husbands to treat their wives with
The Lord calls wives to submit to Fill all minds with the kindest their husbands out of love and thoughts and all hearts with sincerity, respect. that we may love one another as You Eph 5:22 Wives, submit to your own love Your church. Amen. husbands, bas to the Lord. 1 Peter 3:5-6 For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, 6 as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. And you are her children, if you do good and do not fear anything that is frightening. • Pray: Lord, if the husband is the head of the household, may we not also say that the wife is the heart of the household. Grant that husbands and wives love and respect one another according to Your calling.
The Lord calls parents to nurture the children. I will do what I can: I will bring children through training and instruction them up for Your honor, admonish them, in Gods Word. Although the church and correct them, instruct them, and pray for government may assist in teaching the Law them. But, O Lord, Lord, in all my efforts and Gospel to children, parents bear this You must perform the important part. responsibility before God first. Bless these children. Attend them at their Eph 6:4 Fathers, do not provoke your going out and coming in. Give them a children to anger, but bring them up in the believing, humble, obedient, and godly discipline and instruction of the Lord. heart, that, like the child Jesus, they may • increase in stature, wisdom, and favor with Lord, almighty God, Father of mercies, God and men. Imprint upon their hearts among other gifts of Your grace You have the image of Jesus, in order that they may put children in my life, for which blessing I ever keep, until their blessed end, a heartily praise and magnify You. gracious God and an unstained conscience. However, I regard these children as Amen. (Johann Friedrich Starck, 1680- precious pledges, which You have 1756). entrusted to me and will require at my hand. I regard them as souls that Jesus has purchased with His holy blood, the Holy Spirit has sanctified in Holy Baptism, and You have adopted as Your children. O Father of all grace, I come to You and in heartfelt prayer commend to You these
Children should hear and obey their humbly ask pardon now, O God, of parents according to the Lords You and of my parents, and promise commands. that by Your grace I will strive to Eph 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in rejoice their heart with my obedience the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your and Christian conduct. Grant me father and mother” (this is the first Your Holy Spirit that I may walk as a commandment with a promise), 3 “that it child of God in faith, godliness, may go well with you and that you may chastity, and the fear of God, so that live long in the land on the Last Day I may with my parents stand at Your right hand and • enter with them into Your glory. Pray: Give me an obedient heart, O Amen. (Starck). heavenly Father, that I may not offend my parents, or knowingly and willfully grieve them. Grant that I may at all times place before my eyes the example of my Jesus, who not only was obedient to You, His heavenly Father, but also to His foster father Joseph and to His mother Mary. I
Father Abraham had many sons Many sons had Father Abraham I am one of them and so are you So lets all praise the Lord.
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