2020 THEME: TRUTH
TITLE: Family Matters
Scripture: Colossians 3:18 – 4:1
I. IT MATTERS HOW WE TREAT OUR FAMILY
God established the home in the Garden of Eden when he brought Adam and Eve together.
First choice of words to the (wife). The key word? (Submission).
Second choice of words to the (husband). 2 things stand out:
1. Love your wife.
2. “Do not be embittered”
Third choice of words to (father and children). The key word? (Obedience).
“exasperate” (KJV) -“to irritate, stir up.”
II. IT MATTERS HOW WE TREAT OTHERS
Some historians say in Paul’s day there were more than 60 million slaves in the Roman Empire. That equals about half the population.
Paul’s thoughts divided into two: slaves and slave-owners. This does not mean he was in favor of slavery.
1. Slaves- (Be obedient). Keep this in mind: When doing something for God, a lowly calling like being a servant becomes a high calling of being a servant for the Father of all.
2. Masters- (Justice and fairness)
Next week: Theme: Truth!/ Series: Supremacy
Title: Speak Up! Colossians 4: 2-6