Family Duties I by Johnny Hunt

Johnny Hunt

Heb. 13:1-3
Sept. 20, 1998

INTRODUCTION: Early Christians were a rebuke to the
pagan and immoral societies in which they lived, and those
societies often sought to condemn them. But the more they
examined the lives of believers, the more it became obvious
that Christians lived up to the high moral standards of their

1 Pet 2:15, “For this is the will of God, that by doing good
you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men.”

Titus 2:7-8, “in all things showing yourself to be a pattern
of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence,
incorruptibility, sound speech that cannot be condemned,
that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having
nothing evil to say of you.”

Alexander Maclaren, “The world takes its notion of God most
of all from those who say they belong to God’s family. They
read us a great deal more than they read the Bible. They see
us; they only hear about Jesus Christ.”

Matt 5:16, "Let your light so shine before men, that they
may see your good works and glorify your Father in

2 Cor 3:2-3, “You are our epistle written in our hearts,
known and read by all men; clearly you are an epistle of
Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the
Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on
tablets of flesh, that is, of the heart.”


John 10:10b, “I am come that they may have life, and
that they may have it more abundantly.”

Hebrew writer is taking us from glimpses of glory to
“down to earth” clear words on how to live.

There are 3 ways in which to view life:

1. Endure Life - this is my cross
2. Escape Life - drugs, alcohol, materialism
3. Enjoy Life - Christ in your life

We should be deeply spiritual - intensely practical


“Let brother love continue” - Christian
compassion for each other; affection lo ...

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