Raising children in a corrupt society has its challenges. Hold on tight: commit to the tough process, provide clear direction, encourage more than discourage and release them when it's time to grow up.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Genesis 3 - 4, Deuteronomy 6:1-20, Joshua 24:14-15, 1 Samuel 3:13, 1 Samuel 18:1-5
God our Father often uses a description of an earthly father to bring His teaching home. Dad's kids (Israel) weren't obedient, accepting correction, trusting God or even in a relationship with God. To avoid judgment, start with the Word and start at home. Worship without obedience is worthless. Fight to keep good things from becoming god things. A small turn can get you far...
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Zephaniah 1 - 3, 2 Kings 22 - 23, Joshua 1:7-9, Joshua 24:14-15, Galatians 6:7-9
The promised land landmines include unrealistic expectations that lead to disappointment with God, amnesia that leads to fear and arrogance, and partial obedience that leads to compromise and presumption. Only a fool counts on God's promises while ignoring His warnings.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: Joshua 23 - 24, Joshua 1:6-9, Hebrews 11:13, Hebrews 11:32-39, Deuteronomy 4:9
The society of Moses when he penned Genesis came out of Sumerian culture and beliefs. Sumerians believed that the physical realm had always existed. There was no beginning of the universe. Creation was simply the aftermath of an epic clash betweens the gods who were contained in the physical universe. They were immortal and had special powers, but were still limited to being a...
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Genesis 1:1, Joshua 24:1-2, John 3:16
Topic: Attributes of God
The most vital relationship we can help our children develop is with the Lord. As parents, grandparents and other family members, we are called to invest in our children the “training and instruction of the Lord.” We can do this by pointing out God's handiwork, giving children opportunities to grow and serve and praying earnestly for their protection and spiritual maturity.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Ephesians 6:4, Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Joshua 24:14-16