Ephesians 5
RECHARGE:  Family – Breathing Life Into Our FamiliesEphesians 5:15-1615 Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the
most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.

 

1.      God’s wisdom leads our families away from WORLDLY DANGERS.

FAMILY DANGER ZONES:

·  DISRESPECT for each other                        Psalm 139

·  APATHY toward life                                    Eccles. 9:10

·  SELFISHNESS in our actions                       Mark 10:43-45

·  PRIDE within our motives                           Prov. 11:2

2.      God’s wisdom leads our families into STRONGER RELATIONSHIP.

A Word for Kids:                                           Eph. 6:1-3

·  Honor parents because God COMMANDS it.

·  Honor parents because God BLESSES it.

A Word for Dads:                                           Eph. 6:4

·  Resist the tendency to AGGRAVATE

·  Realize the need to TRAIN and MAINTAIN

3.      God’s wisdom leaves our families with FUTURE STABILITY.

·  DIVINE PROTECTION

·  UNITED PURPOSE

·  TRUSTED GUIDANCE