Every fighter knows that the battle begins long before entering the ring. We evaluate our relationship to God, our marriage and our children. We must train our children to grow up godly and leave successfully. Families battle for attention, time and love. Preached at Fellowship Church, www.creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: Matthew 6:33-33, Ephesians 5:1-1, Ephesians 6:1-1, Ephesians 5:25-25, Ephesians, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, Proverbs 22:6-6, Genesis 2:24-24
When your marriage is losing altitude, your relationship devolves from fascination to boredom to contempt. When your marriage is gaining altitude, your relationship goes from intimacy to connectedness to fascination. Mutual submission is engagement which leads to connectedness.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Ephesians 5:19-21, Genesis 2:24-25, Genesis 4:1
The Blessing is something we all crave and long for in life. The approval, appreciation, and affirmation is what we need to keep moving forward. The Blessing flows from God and is to flow through us. It's speaking INTO the life of another: reaffirming relational connection, confirming high value and reassuring commitment. YouVersion Notes HERE.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Genesis 1:28, Genesis 22:15-18, Numbers 6:22-27, Matthew 3:16-17, Ephesians 1:3-5
Staying married is not about staying in love. It is about keeping covenant. "Till death do us part," or, "As long as we both shall live" is sacred covenant promise: the same kind Jesus made with his bride when he died for her. Therefore, what makes divorce and remarriage so horrific in God's eyes is not merely that it involves covenant breaking to the spouse, but that it...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Matthew 9:10-12, Genesis 2:18-25, Luke 24:44, Matthew 19:4-5, Ephesians 5:31-32
Work is the contribution we make to life: to sustain life, to improve life, to advance life. God wants us to honor Him in our work. Your work is noticed and valued by God.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Exodus 20:9-11, Genesis 1:28, Genesis 4:19-22, Ephesians 6:5-8
Topic: Work and Vocation
God allows us to see flaws in Bible characters to help us identify with them and learn from their poor choices. Abram lied, Sarai was impatient . Their mistakes almost cost them their lives. We must learn how to recover from wrong turns by being teachable, patient and wise. Preached at Hope Fellowship Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: John McKinzie
Scripture: Genesis 12:10 - 20, Genesis 16:1-6, Genesis 20:1-10, Proverbs 26:11-11, Proverbs 16:32-32, James 5:16-16, James 3:17-17, Ephesians 6:10-13, Hebrews 12:10-13