If we want our children to have a clear understanding of who God is, it's important that we teach them. In this devotion on Exodus 12, we learn that educating the next generation begins in the home.
34 “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to turn “‘a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law— 36 a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household.’ 37 “Anyone who loves their father … Continue reading Finding True Peace
A Holy Family Tree In our introduction to Matthew's Gospel, the author gives to us a genealogy of Jesus Christ. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac,Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of … Continue reading A Family Under Grace
The Light now shines downward, Upon a man and woman does the beam fall upon. The couple has seen many years gone by, Their hearts have grown old over the years. Yet their hearts are still full of devotion to the Lord, Their love for the Almighty makes their bodies shine. Who are these new … Continue reading Advent Day 7-Devout Family
The learning about God does not begin in the Church. It begins within the Family unit. Children learn about God when they watch how their parents behave towards each other and to others. God must be the foundation within the Family, otherwise it will be on shakey ground. I read from Deuteronomy 6:6-7 and further … Continue reading God Begins With Family
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the son of God. 1 John 3:1 (King James Version) Adoption, I believe, is the greatest example of what God's love for us looks like. I know one married couple who have been foster parents for several years and … Continue reading To Be Adopted into God’s Family
When we don't put God first in every aspect in our lives, every activity that we do for Him, no matter the good intentions, will only have us fall short of what God has called us to be. It is not enough to just say I read the Bible and that's it. Before moving on … Continue reading The Chaos of the American Christian Home — The Isaiah 53:5 Project
Everyone wants to leave behind a legacy so that they would be remembered by the next generation. What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind. Let us examine the final words of Israel as he leaves behind a legacy to his sons.
Have you ever wondered why God had His writers write those long genealogies in His Holy Word? Why do we enjoy studying where our families come from? We will try to answer these questions through a discussion of a brief family history of Esau in Genesis 36.
“When Noah awoke from his wine and found out what his youngest son had done to him, he said, “Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves will he be to his brothers.” He also said, “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Shem! May Canaan be the slave of Shem. May God extend Japheth’s … Continue reading The Importance of Love and Respect