Family Minister (Page 3)

Defining What We Do

Genesis 9:6 “Whoever sheds human blood, by humans shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made mankind. (NIV) Prejudice: an irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics; preconceived judgment or opinion. Racism: a belief that race is the primary determinant…

Sukkot

Leviticus 23, Numbers 29 and Deuteronomy 16. Deuteronomy 16:13-17 ; Zechariah 2:10,11 Sukkot is the word for the feast where the Jews celebrate the feast of booths, or feast of tabernacles. According to the prophecy in Zechariah, many from all the nations will gather in Jerusalem to honor the Lord on those days. This feast…

Follow God More Everyday

Zechariah 8: 16 These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and render true and sound judgment in your courts; 17 do not plot evil against each other, and do not love to swear falsely. I hate all this,” declares the Lord. (NIV) Is it possible to obey everything…

God Will Take Care Of You

Romans 15: 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (NIV) Why do we need to study what happened in the past? Is it important? Is it important to know what…

Getting Your Attention

Hebrews 1:1 ; 4:12; Isaiah 53:11 When you bring to memory all the things that God did to get the attention of His people, what story comes to mind? For me, the story of Moses and the burning bush comes to mind first. Since I heard this story for the first time when I was…

Sleep Study

Matthew 11: 28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is…

Two Questions

Habakkuk 2:4 “Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith. Romans 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “But the righteous man shall live by faith.” (NASB) What do we usually…

Stand up for Jesus

Joshua 1: 9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” (NIV) “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer…

The Difference

1 John 2: 28 And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does what is right has been born of him. (NIV) We need a lot of…