The Bible in Our Homes God has Always

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The Bible in Our Homes

The Bible in Our Homes

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home •

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home • Genesis 18: 19 “command his children & his household after him, that they may keep the way of the Lord…” • Israel to talk to their Children about: – The Plagues in Egypt – Exodus 10: 1, 2 – The Passover – Exodus 12: 26, 27 – The Law of the Firstborn – Exodus 13: 15

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home •

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home • Israel to talk to their Children about: – God Speaking from Sinai – Deuteronomy 4: 9, 10 – The Law of God – Deuteronomy 6: 20 -25 – The Memorial Stones at Jordan – Joshua 4: 4 -7

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home •

God has Always Wanted His Word Studied & Talked About in the Home • What impression do we leave when we restrict talk about God to set times? • Deuteronomy 6: 6 -9 “teach them diligently to your children…”

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Parents

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Parents have the responsibility – Proverbs 22: 6 “Train up a child in the way he should go…” • Ephesians 6: 4 “bring them up in the training & admonition of the Lord. ”

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Widespread

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Widespread problem of Fathers Abandoning God-given role of Spiritual Leadership in the Home – Ephesians 6: 4 “you, fathers…” • Colossians 3: 21 “Fathers do not provoke your children…”

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Home

Home is the Primary Place where we are to “Learn” the Bible • Home the Ideal Place for truth of the Bible to be learned in real-life situations & relationships • Home – where truths of God’s Word are not only taught, but modeled, illustrated, & brought to life • Remember Deuteronomy 6: 6 -9

How Can We Put The Bible At The Center Of Our Homes? • Every

How Can We Put The Bible At The Center Of Our Homes? • Every member has a Bible & is taught to properly care for it • Give it a prominent place in our homes • Make actual plans for educating families in the Scriptures • Read & Study Every day Individually

How Can We Put The Bible At The Center Of Our Homes? • Put

How Can We Put The Bible At The Center Of Our Homes? • Put More Into Preparation for Bible Classes • Have Regular Family Bible Studies & Scripture Readings • Talk about God & His Word in Our Homes!

Parents Concerned with Three Things: 1. Providing for children 2. Preparing them to be

Parents Concerned with Three Things: 1. Providing for children 2. Preparing them to be Adults 3. Leaving them a Legacy How does the Bible fit into those concerns for Our Children? How does the Bible fit into the memories our children will have of Home? 2 Timothy 1: 5; 3: 14, 15

Bible Should be Center of ALL Homes • Not “hide” God from our loved

Bible Should be Center of ALL Homes • Not “hide” God from our loved ones • Psalms 78: 4 -8 NKJV 4 We will not hide them from their children, Telling to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wonderful works that He has done…. ”