Scriptures: Deuteronomy 6:1-9, Genesis 2:18, 24, Ephesians 5:25, 6:4, Acts 16:34
As in any remodeling project, before the rebuilding can begin, the home must be examined for its stability and structural integrity. The same thing is true for your home and your family. The Bible is God's blueprint for an extreme home makeover. The home was God's idea. It is God that made the family the cornerstone of society. God had given to Moses the blueprint for a happy home. Knowing that the stronger the family, the stronger the nation, and when the family is secure, the nation is secure, Moses lays down this blue print that involves three principles.
"Too many parents give their children just a small dose of Christianity, just enough to make them immune tothe real thing. These kids watch their parents go to church and they go through the religious motions, but they don't see a passionate love for God." --Dr. Merritt
Keywords: family, children, parenting, model, character, attitude, home, house, mother, father
Pastors Edge provides Bible preachers and teachers with ready-to-use resources and materials based on the preaching of Dr. James Merritt, Senior Pastor at Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, GA and host of the international broadcast ministry Touching Lives.