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"Love For... Family"

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"Love For... Family"

  1. 1. Love for… Family How can we love family?
  2. 2. Deuteronomy 6:4-9 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God,the LORD is one. [5] You shall love the LORD your Godwith all your heart and with all your soul and with all yourmight. [6] And these words that I command you todayshall be on your heart. [7] You shall teach them diligentlyto your children, and shall talk of them when you sit inyour house, and when you walk by the way, and whenyou lie down, and when you rise.
  3. 3. [8] You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and theyshall be as frontlets between your eyes. [9] You shall writethem on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
  4. 4. Teach – what’s in your heart Talk – what’s in your heart Tie – what’s in your heart
  5. 5. Teach – what’s in your heart – diligently[6] And these words that I command you today shall beon your heart. [7] You shall teach them diligently to yourchildren,
  6. 6. Talk – what’s in your heart – continuallyand shall talk of them when you sit in your house, andwhen you walk by the way, and when you lie down, andwhen you rise.
  7. 7. Tie – what’s in your heart – everywhere[8] You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and theyshall be as frontlets between your eyes. [9] You shall writethem on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
  8. 8. Families Today: A Talk withJerry Koskinen and Aaron Beay
  9. 9. “You can choose all of your friends, but God chose yourfamily to be your first friends. He chose your family. Hechose the first people for you to love. But then there isCain and Able – murder in the first family. They show howfar you can sink by not accepting God’s choice for you.” Kathy Christiansen
  10. 10. Questions for Husbands and Wives:1. Husbands – are you modeling your work as a husband after Christ? Are you working hard to sacrifice – even if it means you may die, your interests may die, your hobbies may die, your heart may be broken, your needs may not be met, your wants may not be satisfied, or your sports game is missed ………
  11. 11. Questions for Husbands and Wives:2. Wives – are you respecting your husband… in front of your children…. Even if you don’t agree, even if he isn’t like Christ, even if doesn’t meet expectations, even if… Are you honoring him in public and with your friends?3. Husbands and Wives – together, do you see your mission before everyone to be the representatives of God and His image?
  12. 12. Questions for Brothers and Sisters:1. How caring are your for your sibling?2. How do you speak to them?3. How do you share with them?4. How do you pray for them?5. How do you forgive them?6. How do you serve them?
  13. 13. Questions for Sons and Daughters1. How do you respect your parents in your speech?2. How do you publically show them respect?3. How do you speak about them behind their back?4. How do you forgive them… even if they don’t apologize?5. How do you obey… even adult children – what can you do?6. How quickly do you listen to their council?
  14. 14. Questions for Parents… and Grandparents?1. How are you Teaching, Talking, and Tying God’s Word in your home and with your children… even with adult children.2. Are you reading Scripture regularly?3. Are you attempting to memorize Scripture?4. Are you talking through evolution, truth and other worldview concepts with your children… younger the better?
  15. 15. Questions for Parents… and Grandparents?4. If the “church” is an expression of family… then how does your family do the things you expect the church and pastor to do? In other words – Your home IS the East Troy Bible Church – You are God’s priesthood and your home should be your children’s first and main church. Home is the ultimate small group.
  16. 16. Questions for Parents… and Grandparents?5. Is there prudent purpose to your punishment? Does it have a discipleship and teaching element to it – or is it a willy-nilly expression of your anger?6. How do you investigate spiritual giftedness in your children?7. Are you eating together and using those meals for real conversation… with all media turned off.

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