FAMILY TIME But the father said to his servants, “Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet. And bring the fatted calf here and kill it, and let us eat and be merry; for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.” And they began to be merry. (Luke 15:22-24 NKJV) HOME IS WHERE YOU CAN FEEL UGLY AND STILL BE LOVED ****************************************************************************** FAMILY TIME IS THE GLUE TO A HAPPY HOME So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. (Psalm 90:12 NKJV) 1. GIVE YOUR FAMILY THE PRICELESS GIFT OF “YOUR TIME” And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But new wine must be put into new wineskins. (Mark 2:22 NKJV) 2. GAIN FAMILY TIME BY BEING FLEXIBLE IN YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE 3. FAMILY TIME SUPPORTS GOD’S HEART BEHIND THE SABBATH: YOUR FREEDOM And remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God brought you out from there by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm; therefore the Lord your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day. (Deuteronomy 5:15 NKJV) Life Group Questions

What is liberating about the statement “Welcome Home?”

How does family time promote a happy home?

How can you flex your schedule to help with gaining family time?

How does family time help with your freedom?