“As for Me and My House… ”

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Texts: Joshua 7; 15:13-19; Judges 2:6-10; 3:9-11; 24:14-15; Acts 10 & 16;

IN A NUTSHELL:   It’s easy to get distracted with a lot to do. But the consequences of being too busy to make sure your family “knows the Lord” are too costly.

Ice Breaker: How has culture changed its perspective of the man as the “head of the house” down through the years?  What’s good about those changes?  What’s been bad?

CONNECTING WITH THE TEXT:

  1.       How would you summarize the perspective of God in Achan’s household?  (Joshua 7)
  2.     How would you summarize the perspective of God in Caleb’s household?  (Joshua 15:13-19; Judges 3:9-11)
  3.     How would you summarize the perspective of God in Joshua’s household? (Joshua 24:14,15)
  4.     How would you summarize the perspective of God in Cornelius’ household? (Acts 10)
  5.      How would you summarize the perspective of God in the Philippian Jailer’s household? (Acts 16:30-34)
  6.     What happened after Joshua? (Judges 2:6-10)

REFLECTING ON YOUR LIFE: 

  1.       How would you summarize the perspective of God in your household when you grew up?
  2.     How would you summarize the perspective of God you want in your household now?
  3.     Can Achan, Caleb, Joshua, Cornelius or the Philippian Jailer’s household teach you anything?

CONNECTING WITH YOUR CHURCH:

  1.     How can your CARE group  and this church help you develop the perspective of God that you want in your household?

NEXT WEEK:

Title “Generational Sin”

Text:  Ruth 1 – 1 Sam. 20; especially – 1 Sam. 2:12-34; Deut. 5:8-10; Ezek. 18:20;  N.T.: Gal. 3:13; John 9:1-3; 1 Tim. 6:20-21

Questions: “Generally speaking how many generations can live beneath significant influence and personal relationship with their ancestors?

 Parents with your Children: What are some of the family “skeletons” that might be appropriately discussed with your children?  What lessons can be learned by them?  What warnings should be heeded?

 

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