Biblical Truths For Successful Families

Family Portraits: Biblical Truths For Successful Families

Order of Worship

March 5, 2023

Welcome and Call to Worship

  • Song “Battle Belongs”

  • Song “Nobody Like You”

  • Song “Scandal Of Grace”


Greeting and Announcements

Sermon – Pastor Mike Halstead

Biblical Truths for Successful Families

I. In-law Frustrations      Ephesians 5:31

– Controlling nature

– Not honoring boundaries

II. Young Adult Children      Philippians 4:6-7

– Poor / slow entrance into adulthood

 III. Addictive Behaviors – Spouse / Child / Parent

– Alcohol and drugs / work ethic /spending

IV. Death in The Family      Colossians 3:13

V. Physical Abuse      Romas 12:17-18

– Sexual / verbal

VI. Parent / Grandparent Care Long Term / Short Term

VII. Fighting Fair in The Marriage      I Corinthians 14:4-8

– Hot buttons, guilt, criticism

VIII. His Kids / her Kids      Ephesians 4:2

– Priority of children over marriage

– Negative influence at other parents’ home

– Allowing extra financial or housing considerations

XI. Finding the Joy in Raising Children / Grandchildren

– Discipline without losing it!     Ephesians 4:26-27 James 1:19-20

– Choosing battles

– Overparenting / underparenting    I Corinthians 15:33

– Loving for the long haul      I Corinthians 13:4-8

– Teaching Godliness, respect, honor, generosity, work ethic, & love       Romans 13:4-7


  • Song “The Heart of Worship”


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