Summary: What are Biblical House Rules that each family must follow?


(April 23, 2006 by Ptr. Glenn Narvaez)


"Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them." (Eph 4:29 NLT)

"Let your conversation be gracious and effective so that you will have the right answer for everyone." (Col 4:6 NLT)

"The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." (Prov 18:21 NIV)


"So Jacob’s gifts went on ahead of him, but he himself spent the night in the camp." (Gen 32:21 NIV)

"Many brought offerings to Jerusalem for the LORD and valuable gifts for Hezekiah king of Judah. From then on he was highly regarded by all the nations." (2 Chr 32:23 NIV)

""Many beg favors from a prince; everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts!" (Prov 19:6 NLT)


"But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, "Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!" (Luke 10:40 NIV)

"These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts." (Deu 6:6 NIV)

"Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up." (Deu 6:7 NIV)


"Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord." (Eph 5:22 NIV)

"For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior." (Eph 5:23 NIV)

"Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything." (Eph 5:24 NIV)

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her" (Eph 5:25 NIV)

"In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat her with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God’s gift of new life. If you don’t treat her as you should, your prayers will not be heard." (1 Pet 3:7 NLT)

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right." (Eph 6:1 NIV)

""Honor your father and mother"-- (Eph 6:2 NIV)

""that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."" (Eph 6:3 NIV)

"Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord." (Eph 6:4 NIV)


"because she thought, "If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed."" (Mark 5:28 NIV)

"Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come near so I can touch you, my son, to know whether you really are my son Esau or not."" (Gen 27:21 NIV)

"People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, ...." (Mark 10:13 NIV)


1. No Negative Words

2. Give Gifts

3. Take Time

4. House Roles

5. Touch Me

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