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Avoiding Regrets in the Christian Home

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Avoiding Regrets in the Christian Home

2 Timothy 4:6–7 KJV 1900
6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. 7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
The Christian Home is the foundation for the family......
In our culture it has been hijacked by:
Children's sports programs
Working to get more stuff
Over infatuation with entertainment
Binge Streaming of TV
Internet nothingness
Video games
All of this leads to regrets


Deep feelings of sorrow arising from past events now seen as sins, mistakes or misfortunes. It can either lead to true repentance or destructive bitterness

What are some practical steps we can take to address the destruction of the home:

I Read Gods Word Daily as a family

2 Timothy 2:15 KJV 1900
15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Have time and a place to read the scriptures

II Pray Together as a Family

Deuteronomy 6:7 KJV 1900
7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

lets your family know concerns share them together

III Remove Negative Associations

1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV 1900
33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
cost the scorner out

IV Evaluate your time and content of digital media

Psalm 101:3 KJV 1900
3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
Readers are learners
Learners are readers
Readers are leaders
Have dinner together
Spend time with the family

V Prepare for the Church Services

Hebrews 10:25 KJV 1900
25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

VI Challenge Your Children

Ephesians 6:4 KJV 1900
4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
get to know their friends
Set goals spiritually and economically

VII Serve Others

2 Corinthians 8:5 KJV 1900
5 And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
Evaluate what are you doing to help others

VIII Give Sacrificially

1 time 6.10
1 Timothy 6:10 KJV 1900
10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

IX Remove Known Strongholds

2 Corinthians 10:4–5 KJV 1900
4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) 5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
2 Corinthians 10:4 KJV 1900
4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)
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