In this series entitled “Family Treasures”, we will look at five gifts that we receive from God that we can give to our families. Whether you are a mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle or friend, God wants to use you to bless your family.
The Gift of Honour
Jesus modelled how to honour each other by seeing the high value each person holds in God’s eyes and treating them accordingly. We can build a culture of honour in our relationships, with our spouses, and in our families and so pass on the treasure of honour. There is one secret ingredient to fostering healthy honouring relationships without which we will not be…
The Gift of Perseverance
Paul writing to Christians in Rome (Romans 8) call them more than conquerors through Christ who loved them. Today, we discover 3 thought processes that are found in this chapter, that enable us to persevere even we we feel like giving up. May we give our children this precious gift of perseverance.
The Gift of Grace
The one word which best describes how God parents us is grace. Today, we look at the greatness of God’s grace and how we can daily receive it and then pass it along to our children and others.
The Gift of Love
Having a loving, connected family is a treasure. As Christians, we reflect God’s love for us by responding in love to Him and each other. In 1 John 3 and 4, we find why we should seek after love and how it can be cultivated in our relationships. We want to give some hopeful ideas for imperfect families because all of our families can grow in love.
The Gift of Faith
Putting God at the center of your family is easier said than done. It takes work, but it is so worth it. When you seek to intentionally pass along your faith and values to your children you are giving them the most precious gift. We will look at how we can do this and also give some hopeful ideas for imperfect families.