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Family Makeover - Part 1 (3 of 8)
Series: Extreme Makeover: Life Edition
Pastor Chris Brown
4 KEYS TO A FAMILY MAKEOVER:
1. Pursue honor.
Ephesians 6:1-2, Exodus 21:15-17, Deuteronomy 21:18-21, Proverbs 30:17
Obedience is the act, honor is the attitude.
Submission is obedience, loving submission is honor.
2. Acknowledge the importance of honor.
Ephesians 6:3, Exodus 20:12, Proverbs 17:1, Matthew 5:9
3. Parents reaffirm your child's value.
Ephesians 6:4a, 1 John 4:8, Luke 17:1-2
"The Gospel brought on new responsibilities for parents by insisting that the feelings of a child must be brought into consideration." (Wood)
4. Commit yourself to your child's development.
Ephesians 6:4b, 2 Samuel 13:21-27, 2 Samuel 18:32-33, 1 Kings 1:5-6, Proverbs 22:6,
Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Proverbs 19:18
Kids spell love: T - I - M - E .
All kids need a parent to:
Listen to understand Set realistic boundaries and expectations.
Rules without relationship equal rebellion.
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
Special note to those who aren't parents or don't have children in the home: Though the questions below are focused mostly on parenting issues, many of the answers can also apply to other significant relationships in your life or if you hope to be a parent in the future.
1. This weekend we saw the importance of parents understanding their style of parenting. A ...
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