WELCOME HOME A Series on Family “FAMILY TALKS” “Therefore, putting away lying, “Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,” for we are members of one another.” (Ephesians 4:25 NKJV) “Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary.” (Ephesians 4:29 NKJV) “Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. (Ephesians 4:31 NKJV) 1. RELEASE AND RELOAD BEFORE YOU SPEAK. “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” (Luke 6:45 NKJV) 2. SLOW YOUR ROLL AND LISTEN.
“So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.”
(1 James 1:19 NKJV) 3. COMMUNICATE BY CONNECTING HEART-TO-HEART. “Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” (Colossians 4:6 NKJV) COMMUNICATE WITH:
LOVE & COMPASSION
Life Group Questions From listening to this message, what have you learned about yourself and the way you communicate. Share on how you connect and communicate with your family? What can you do to improve? What heart-to-heart talks do you need to have with your family that you’ve been avoiding and why? Has there been a time you had to build up courage to communicate an issue to your family? What did you learn from it?