Family 30
Luke 6:45 NIV A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

“Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting Different Results” Albert Einstein “The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time.” — Francis Chan

  • Proverbs 31:15-16 NIV She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions (Task) for her female servants. She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.

Ephesians 6:2 NIV "Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—

  • Proverbs 10:1(b) NIV A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

  • Romans 12:10 NIV Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves

  • 1 Corinthians 7:5 NIV Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

  • Psalm 68:5 NIV A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.

  • Isaiah 49:15 NLT “Never! Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible, I would not forget you!

  • Psalm 68:6 NLT God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.

  • Matthew 12:50 NIV For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

Main Points: Some titles are given and some are chosen; either way each comes with it’s own set of privileges and responsibilities.

  1. Live up to the titles you’ve been given: Especially ones you’ve chosen.
  2. My life- I will use it:
  3. Rivalry

Celebrate your family: honor them in private and in public