Sermon Series
  • 1. The Heart Of The Matter

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Where does one begin when it comes to making their family a Christian family?

    In 1947, Dr. Carl Zimmerman wrote a very important book called, "Family and Civilization" The book was a result of research he had done on 3000 years of family life. This Harvard Professor made a powerful case for traditional family structure. The conclusion of his book could be summed up like ...read more

  • 2. Value Fidelity

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Christian parents need to model and teach what it means to keep one’s word.

    For 13 months during World War II, a young Army Lieutenant named John Blanchard was overseas. While there, he fell in love with a woman he had never seen or met in person. Through a complex sequence of unlikely events, he had become a pen pal with a woman named Hollis Maynell. As they corresponded, ...read more

  • 3. Value Industry

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Christian parents need to model and teach a good work ethic.

    The apostle Paul gives us a powerful word here about the value of industry. He says that the people of God should be known as an industrious people. Apparently, some of the folks at Thessalonica did not heed Paul’s instructions given here, because in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Paul wrote again about ...read more

  • 4. Value Generosity

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Christian parentsw need to model and teach how to live a generous lifestyle.

    As we have looked together at certain values that should be part of our lives as Christian families, we began by talking about how God needs to be at the heart of our homes. That means that He must first be at home in every heart - our goal should be to see every family member come to know Christ ...read more

  • 5. Value Authority

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Christian parents need to model and teach what it means to respect authority.

    The Bible makes it clear that showing respect for authority is to be a priority for the child of God. "Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. ...read more

  • 6. Value Charity

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2005
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    Christian parents need to teach and model what it means to love as God loves.

    As we conclude this series, I want us to think about how Christian homes to value charity - love. The word for love that Paul uses here is "agape," which is "God’s love." It is a love that is unconditional, a love characterized by an attitude which says, "I want the best for you." it is the word ...read more