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How to Build a God Influencer's Home Pt. II (12 of 16)
Series: The God Issue
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
As you're turning to the New Testament book of Colossians, we're picking up where we left off last time together in chapter 3 learning how to build a God influencer's home.
Now when it comes to home building, remember this: together is always better! Two are better than one! That's why when God ordained the family, He intended for those with children to have both a father and a mother in the home because together is always better! Two are better than one!
Ecclesiastes 4.9-12, "Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help him up. Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm; but how can one be warm alone? Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken."
There was a fraternity pledge class in San Diego who took the pledges to a beach and built a fire. Each pledge was given a cup of water to throw on the fire. One at a time each pledge would throw his water from his cup on the fire with little effect.
But then each pledge's cup was refilled and they were instructed to circle the fire and when the word was given, they were to all throw their water from their cups on the fire at the same time. This time the fire was snuffed out.
Together is always better! Acting together is critical to success, especially in the home! Benjamin Franklin summed it up well at the signing of the Declaration of Independence: "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately."
Well .. let's read about it beginning here in Colossians 3.16. We're thinking about:
How to Build a God Influencer's Home
16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and ...
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