Teens A to Z – The Bible

As we begin looking at the importance of the Word of God in our homes, let’s first consider some familiar typologies for the Word of God. The Bible is compared to a sword in Ephesians 6:17, “And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” The… Read more »

Teens A to Z – Communication in the Home (Part 1)

After doing extensive research on the family, marriage, and the home, it is amazing to me how many different opinions there are on these subjects. I have come to realize that we must be careful in our study and research because we do not want to get drawn in by worldly influences. I am listing… Read more »

Authority in the Home (Part 2)

So, Biblically, what is the authority in the home? The greatest passages to look at are in Ephesians 5 and 6. Ephesians 5:21-24: Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as… Read more »

Authority in the Home (Part 1)

In a “Frank & Ernest” cartoon, the two bunglers are standing before the pearly gates. St. Peter, holding the keys, is scowling at Ernie. Frank whispers to Ernie, “If I were you, I’d change my shirt, Ernie.” Ernie’s T-shirt reads, “Question Authority.” Americans think that questioning or defying authority is our inalienable constitutional right. If… Read more »

Psalm 18

Psalm 18:1  To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said, I will love thee, O LORD,… Read more »

Teens (Part 3)

We have been considering the topic of developing Christ-honoring teens in our homes. Let’s review the last couple of points since they have been spread over a month of discussion. We considered the aspect of teenagers having an abundance of energy. Paul instructed Timothy not to let others despise his youth, especially when it came… Read more »

Teens (Part 2)

We have looked at I Timothy 4, in the earlier verses, to get some instruction from Paul in regard to teens in our churches. We have seen where Paul shows us that the teen years are filled with an abundance of energy which should be put to use for the preparation and service of the… Read more »

Teens (Part 1)

It is a fact that adults do not always have the highest admiration and respect for young people. That’s why Paul wrote to Timothy, “Let no man despise thy youth…” (I Timothy 4:12). Timothy faced a real problem as a young leader. Adults immediately turned him off, as they do young people today. Why? Crime… Read more »

Theodore Roosevelt – A Churchless Nation

In 1917, Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States, stated: The most perfect machinery of government will not keep us as a nation from destruction if there is not within us a soul. No abounding material prosperity shall avail us our spiritual senses atrophy. The foes of our own household shall surely prevail against… Read more »

Are You Prepared to See God’s Wonders?

Joshua 3:3-9 And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place, and go after it. Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure:… Read more »