What About Marriage and Divorce?

What About Marriage and Divorce

Help Needed!

God knows we need help, especially in a relationship that’s as precious as marriage. Marriage deals with children, generations and legacy. In a relationship as precious as marriage, God knows that we need help, and so He gave us help. Genesis 2 tells us what He says about that help and where that help comes from.

Four Birthdays to Celebrate on Christmas

12 - 25 Four Birthdays to Celebrate this Christmas

What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

What is God’s Christmas Wish?

12 - 24 God's Christmas List

What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

Seeing and Hearing Again

Seeing and Hearing Again

Eyes to See The Pharisees were trained and schooled to recognize God, to hear His voice and to know what God was saying. They looked for something that was so obviously close, but never saw Him. When He actually came on that Christmas, they did not even recognize Him. In fact, even when He spoke, they hardened their hearts and said, “No, that’s not true!” The Bible says our hearts, like Read More

A Family Affair: Your Eternal Family

Family Affair

In this Part 3 of Pastor Wayne’s teaching, we outline the third family each of us have. For context on this 3-part series, check out yesterday’s post.

3. Future: Your Eternal Family.

Did you know that you have a third family?

The Bible says, “He [Jesus] replied to him, ‘Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?’ Pointing to His disciples, He said, ‘Here are My mother and My brothers. Whoever does the will of My Father is My brother and sister and mother'” (Matt. 12:48-50)

Your home church is a part of your eternal family. And how we live and breathe and how we relate to this family is very important to our future. It is so important that Jesus gives a new commandment:

A Family Affair: Your Family at Home

Family Affair

In this Part 2 of Pastor Wayne’s teaching, we outline the second family each of us have. For context on this 3-part series, check out yesterday’s post.

Present: Your Family at Home.
This is for parents and children. There are specific benefits:

The Bible says, “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother'” (Eph. 6:1-2). Children should take it from the Lord, think it through and honor (give it weight to) what their parents are saying to them. The benefit is “This is the first commandment with a promise that it may go well with you and that you may live long on the earth.” (Eph. 6:3).

A Family Affair: Your Family of Birth

Family Affair

Today we are going to be talking about God’s blueprint for our family, “A Family Affair”. Each of us needs to understand this because we are all going to become part of a family. I recalled Barbara Bush saying, “The future of America is not going to be determined by what is happening at the White House; it will be determined by what is happening at your house.” Moreover the Republican platform says: Foremost of all the institutions is the American family. It is the foundation of our society and the first level of self-government.

Ways to Soothe Disputes

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Family feuds are a part of life. They involve people who were once amiable, but who are now somewhat antagonistic and miles apart. These feuds are sometimes caused by major breakdowns, but more often, they are caused by cuts and scrapes that become infected. Never Underestimate Minor Tribulations How many relationships have been broken because of a minor and often foolish problem? An untrue Read More