Remarkable Relationships: Family TiesFebruary 7, 2021 / Christ Church on Harvard
Remarkable Relationships: Family Ties
God has created you for remarkable relationships!
Nehemiah: sometimes you have to fight for your family
“Don’t be afraid…. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons
and your daughters, your wives and your homes.” Nehemiah 4:14 (NIV)
1 Remarkable families have fun
People ought to enjoy every day of their live, no matter how long they live Ecclesiastes 11:8 (NCV)
What fun things does your family do together?
2 Remarkable families encourage growth
And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. Luke 2:52 (NIV)
What important things do we learn from our families?
– What to do with feelings
– How to handle conflict
– How to handle loss
Even if good people fall seven times, they will get back up. Proverbs 24:16 (CEV)
– Which values matter most
How do remarkable families help each other grow?
Not through criticizing
Not through comparing
3 Remarkable families protect each other from the storms of life
4 Remarkable families serve God & others
Let us think about each other and help each other to show love and do good deeds. Hebrews 10:24 (NCV)
Jesus helps us have remarkable relationships and good family ties