“Two things I request of You (Deprive me not before I die): Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches—Feed me with the food allotted to me; Lest I be full and deny You, and say, “Who is the Lord?” Or lest I be poor and steal, And profane the name of my God.” (Proverbs 30:7-9 NKJV)
1. MAKE JESUS THE CENTERPIECE OF YOUR HOME!
“For this One has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as He who built the house has more honor than the house.” (Hebrews 3:4 NKJV)
“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.” (Mark 12:30 NKJV)
2. PARENTS: AWAKE, OR YOU WILL REGRET YOUR LEGACY!
“And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4 NKJV)
3. CHILDREN: HONOR YOUR FATHER & MOTHER!
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother,’ which is the first commandment with promise: ‘that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” (Ephesians 6:1-3 NKJV)
LIFE GROUP QUESTIONS:
Do your life activities revolve around your devotion and serving Jesus or do you “fit” Jesus in after your life activities are set?
What evidence do you have that Jesus is the centerpiece of your home?
Are the children in your life “growing up” in the world or being “raised up” in godly values? What are some things you can implement to ensure you are living out Deuteronomy 6:6-9?
Why do you think honoring your Father & Mother so important to God? How can we show honor to God through the 5th commandment?