Raising Children in a Wicked World

Text: Genesis 6:5-10 Is it possible to raise godly children in a wicked world? Yes! It has been done before and it can be done again. However, that does not mean it will be easy. Parents must be diligent and trust in God’s plan, no matter how wicked the world becomes. Wickedness in the World […]

Training Children

Text: Proverbs 22:6 The training of children is done in two ways – by instruction (teaching them what is right) and by discipline (punishing them for doing what is wrong). Parents are responsible for training their children and must take this work seriously. Failing to train children in the right way will bring shame upon […]

Parents As Role Models

Text: Proverbs 20:7 We often think of instruction and discipline when it comes to raising children. This lesson lays the foundation for that. Parents must also teach by example. If parents fail to do this, children will come to see them as hypocrites, thus making any instruction and discipline seem to be irrelevant. We must […]

Growing Number of Single Moms Who Have Never Married

Text: Genesis 1:27-28 God designed marriage to be between a man and a woman, and that children would be born in this relationship. Our society has long been perverting God’s plan for marriage and the home. Example: Since 1960, the number of single mothers who have never married has risen from 4% to 44% (Pew […]

Did God Put Barack Obama in the White House?

Text: Daniel 4:17 Many Christians are disappointed in the outcome of the Presidential election. But many have concluded that it must have been God’s will for the President to be reelected. Daniel 4:17 is often cited on this point. However, these are different times. There were specific purposes and prophecies for nations in the Bible; […]

Blessings of this Life

Text: Psalm 100 Physical Blessings Life & health – Acts 17:25,28 Material possessions – James 1:17 Spouse – Proverbs 31:10 Children – Psalm 127:3-5 Friends – Proverbs 17:17 Spiritual Blessings Children of God – Ephesians 1:5 Forgiveness of sins – Ephesians 1:7 Avenue of prayer – 1 Peter 3:12 Hope of heaven – 1 Thessalonians […]

Husbands & Wives

Text: Ephesians 5:22-33 Roles – Ephesians 5:23; 1 Corinthians 11:3 Responsibilities of the Wife to her Husband: Submit – Ephesians 5:22,24 Love – Titus 2:4 Help – Genesis 2:18 Respect – Ephesians 5:33 Responsibilities of the Husband to his Wife: Love – Ephesians 5:25,28,33 Lead – Ephesians 5:23-24 Provide for – 1 Timothy 5:8 Honor […]